HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Gary V joins UNICEF in helping Sendong victims

ABS CBN News

971 days ago   Article ID# 1381661
Original URL

 

UNICEF Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (ABS CBN News) - Singer Gary Valenciano took time out of his busy schedule to help and show his support to the victims of tropical storm Sendong in Mindanao.

Valenciano, the UNICEF Philippine ambassador, and his wife Angeli and son Paulo visited evacuation centers in Iligan City on Thursday.

Aside from donating relief goods, Valenciano patiently listened to the stories of the children as flood hit their towns.

"We have to play our role here and very sensitive doon sa mga pangangailangan ng mga bata, especially the children who have no longer their parents around," Valenciano told ABS-CBN News.

Valenciano and UNICEF aims to help the children recover from trauma brought by the tragic event.

One way is to distribute recreational kits as part of the children’s stress-debriefing.

"Short term is fine but unless we start focusing on what's going on with children and even parents we're gonna be in for probably another disaster," Trevor Clark, over-all emergency coordinater, UNICEF Philippines said.

Meanwhile, young actor-singer Sam Concepcion went to Cagayan de Oro also to visit the storm victims.

Copyright 2014 ABS CBN News   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 971 days ago   Article ID# 1381661

UNICEF Philippines    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Unite For Children News

UNICEF, RUWASA partner on emergency response

7 days ago From Nigerian Tribune  

NIGERIA - The Ogun State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA), in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) organised a ...

Mass polio vaccination campaign amidst turmoil in Iraq

7 days ago From UNICEF Australia  

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The four-day campaign, undertaken by the Ministry of Health with the support of WHO and UNICEF, is part of the national response to the ...

Myanmar works for protection of children

15 days ago From Daily Times  

LAHORE, PAKISTAN - With technical and financial support from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union (EU), the pilot birth registration campaign will be ...

Bauchi UNICEF Donates Relief Materials To Damboa Victims In Gombe

19 days ago From Daily Times Nigeria  

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Bauchi UNICEF office yesterday said they donated relief material worth millions of naira to internally-displace persons from Damboa, who lost their ...

UAE leading fight against malnutrition among refugee children

29 days ago From The National  

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The UAE is donating US$7 million (Dh25.7m) to Unicef to screen refugee Syrian children for malnutrition. The United Nations Children's Fund says ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To Celebrity News

Action Center

Tibet's glaciers at their warmest in 2,000 years: Report

Action: Climate Change

The Tibetan plateau, whose glaciers supply water to hundreds of millions of people in Asia, were warmer over the past 50 year ...

Primates being sold legally in 21 English pet shops

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Using information gathered from Local Authorities under the Freedom of Information act the conservation charity Born Free has ...

Can it be stopped? Ghana's forests 'could completely disappear in less than 25 years'

Action: Stop Deforestation

Ghana contains forests that are biologically unique and important both for the wildlife they contain and the human communitie ...

Shell Records Massive Oil Spill On Its Nembe Creek

Action: Stop Pollution

A major oil spill has occurred at a Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, (SPDC), oil pipeline between the Santa-Ba ...

Poacher caught with backpack full of 299 sea turtle eggs

Action: Save Our Oceans

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is investigating a case of extreme turtle egg poaching after a ma ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.