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Pinoys Seeking Help from Thai Floods Now at 170
The number of Filipinos seeking assistance due to the floods in Thailand is continuing to rise, the Philippine embassy there said Friday night.
In an update on its website, the Embassy said it has so far helped some 170 Filipinos displaced by the floods, even as requests for assistance continue to pour in.
“As of (7 p.m. Friday), the Embassy has directly assisted a total of 170 Filipinos who were displaced by the floods. Most of them are now staying temporarily with friends and/or relatives elsewhere in Bangkok. Some are staying in the Embassy and some in hotels. The majority of these Filipinos received relief assistance from donations given by the Embassy and various Filipino community organizations and individuals,” it said.
But it said it continues to receive requests for assistance from Filipinos affected by the ongoing floods.
“They need clothes (for adults), food, water, milk for infants, and medicine,” it said.
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