29th December 2004, 12:13 PM
URGENT aids to tidal wave hit in asia
please read the following message to do what we can for these people in need.
HOW THE PUBLIC CAN HELP
general info from Straits Times Interactive Yap SuYin
Requested by Sri Lanka
Tents, pre-cooked or ready-to-eat meal packs, water
purification tablets, wheat flour, rice, other
staples, medicine (paracetamol, antibiotics), wound
dressings, suture material, vitamins, rehydration
salts, vaccinations for cholera, malaria tablets,
saline intravenous infusions, portable generators,
clothes and blankets.
Requested by India
No in-kind donations. Only bank drafts and cheque
donations. Contact Mr Avinash Singh Gill, First
Secretary, High Commission of India, 31 Grange Road,
Singapore 239702. Tel: 6238-2514/24 or e-mail:
Attention bank drafts to: Prime Minister National
Relief Fund. Attention cheques to: The High Commission
of India, Singapore.
Requested by Indonesia
Relief supplies of any sort.
For Sri Lanka: Ananda Travel's branches during office
hours. Tel: 6435-8422/18.
Virar's Rehab Centre at 553A Balestier Road. No 2,
Changi South Avenue 2, Singapore 486354.
Small parcels can be sent to SriLankan Airlines, 133
Cecil Street, Keck Seng Tower, #13-02, Singapore
Donations can be sent to the Sri Lanka High
Commission, Goldhill Plaza, #13-07/12, 51 Newton Road,
For Sri Lanka and Indonesia: Restaurant 1827, The Arts
House, Old Parliament Building, 1 Old Parliament Lane.
For Indonesia: The Embassy of Indonesia. 7 Chatsworth
Road, Singapore 249761. Tel: 6737-7422 Contact the
Secretariat, Network Indonesia on 6433-4932.
Singapore Polytechnic, at counters along the walkway
between Dover MRT Station and the polytechnic. 6pm to
Donation of essential food
From Jan 1 to 31 next year, the public can buy NTUC
FairPrice Food Relief Packages, comprising milk, rice,
tuna and cream crackers, for $10. The purchased
packages will be directed to Mercy Relief for
airfreight to stricken areas.
Donation boxes are available in NTUC FairPrice outlets
and Shell petrol stations islandwide.