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PRC OFFERS DONATED BLOOD FOR FREE – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) offers donated blood to patients undergoing, pregnancy complications, dengue, accident injuries, and surgical and cancer treatment for free. PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon clarified that donated blood is free because it comes from blood donors, but to ensure that donated blood will be safe for transfusion, the PRC needs reagents […]

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PRC FIREFIGHTERS LAUDED FOR QC FIRE RESPONSE

On February 1st, Philippine Red Cross (PRC) firefighting teams from the PRC National Headquarters responded to a big fire that reached the 3rd alarm in Brgy. Masambong in Quezon City and rescued four members of the Ceazar family. The Ceazar family found themselves trapped in their own homes as the fire ravaged a compound where […]

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GOV’T AGENCIES BACK PRC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

Various government agencies and corporations have endorsed the Philippine Red Cross’s (PRC) Membership Program to all its employees, attached agencies, regional/provincial offices, students, partners, and members of the community.  The following agencies/corporations have released these endorsements: Department of Education, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Science and […]

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PRC GIVES AID TO 8,000 FLOOD VICTIMS – GORDON

The combined forces of a low-pressure area and the shear line, brought incessant rains and fatal floods, and caused humanitarian emergencies in Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. In addition to intense rescue operations and other humanitarian assistance, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) scaled up its food assistance and served hot meals to 8, 434 flood […]

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PH COAST GUARD JOINS PRC BLOOD DRIVE

To help replenish blood reserves in the country, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) collaborated with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Man is Brother Unto Man Organization in holding a bloodletting activity at Manila’s Port Area. The blood drive, which generated a whopping 247 blood units, was organized by PRC Governor Jennifer Ann Munar […]

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PRC BACK IN AKLAN TO HELP PAENG-HIT FAMILIES

The Philippine Red Cross returned to Aklan to provide food items and jerry cans, or water containers, to families affected by Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Paeng. Aklan was among the provinces severely affected by Paeng, which made landfall on October 29 and inundated several parts of the country, causing landslide and displacement. 500 families from […]

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PRC RELIEF OPERATIONS IN FLOOD-HIT AREAS ONGOING

Floods caused by shear line-driven heavy rains which began last Christmas weekend have displaced hundreds of families and affected the provision of basic services including drinking water, food and health in affected communities. In line with this, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) ramped up its relief operations, alongside its rescue preparations, to assist flood-hit families […]

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PRC STAFF, VOLUNTEERS LAUDED FOR NAZARENO 2023 AID

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) CEO and Chairman Dick Gordon praised the hard work and unwavering dedication of PRC staff and volunteers who provided medical services to devotees during the recent feast of the Black Nazarene 2023. The PRC staff and volunteers have been on standby and providing continuous assistance to devotees who needed medical […]

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PRC SENDS DRINKING WATER TO MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL

Flooding caused by a shear line has damaged the water supply system of the municipality of Lopez Jaena in Misamis Occidental and left residents without access to safe water. In a letter to PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon, Lopez Jaena Mayor Andrea Cherry Pink Gutierrez expressed her appreciation for the Philippine Red Cross’s (PRC) […]

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PRC SENDS PROPHYLAXIS VS LEPTOSPIROSIS TO ZAMBO

According to the latest data from the Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) Operations Center, 30 barangays in Zamboanga City were affected by floods due to shear line-driven heavy rains. The PRC Zamboanga City Chapter distributed Doxycycline, a prophylactic agent used for the treatment of Leptospirosis, to 500 affected individuals in Barangay Guiwan and Barangay Pasonanca, Zamboanga […]