Wikinews:Tsunami Help/Aid Agencies/Singapore
Thursday, December 30, 2004
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The Singapore Tsunami Contact Centre (tel: 6332-0000) has been setup at the Immigrations and Customs Authority HQ see map, next to Lavendar MRT, for missing persons information. Next of kin of missing or uncontactable Singaporeans can call or approach the centre in person. Representatives of several government departments are on hand to assist.
NVPC: Tsunami Crisis Relief NVPC is the national coordinating body for volunteerism and philanthropy. This webpage provides information about where and how to donate and volunteer.
- Webpage directories
Habitatnews: 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster Relief - How we can help from Singapore A comprehensive list of ongoing cash and supply donation efforts, updated daily, with links to other local resources.
- Aspiron Resources Pte Ltd
Aspiron Resources Pte Ltd (Source link broken) A Singapore-based company, Aspiron Resources Pte Ltd, has set up a collection point in a retail mall in the heart of Singapore
Address: PENSINSULA PLAZA #05-58A, SINGAPORE (Near City Hall MRT)
Opens daily: 11am - 9pm.
Tel: 9173 2577
- DBS and POSB ATMs islandwide
Instructions on using DBS Internet Banking to make a donation to Red Cross Tidal Waves Asia: After logging in with your Internet Banking User ID and PIN, Step 1: Select "Payment Services" from the left navigation menu Step 2: Select "Bill Payment" Step 3: At the Bill Payment screen, look for a drop list of payee not in your pre-arranged list and select "RED CROSS TIDAL WAVES ASIA" Step 4: Select the Account to "pay from", enter payment amount in SGD and your contact number at the "Consumer Reference Number" prompt. Click on "Submit" Step 5: At the confirmation page, click on "Confirm" if all the payment details are correct. For successful transaction, you may like top print a copy of the acknowledgment page for reference.
- Red Cross
The Singapore Red Cross Society Cheque: Make the cheque out to the "Singapore Red Cross Society" Indicate behind the cheque "Tidal Waves Asia". Write your name, address and telephone number at the back of the cheque. A receipt will be sent to you. Post the cheque to: The Singapore Red Cross, 15 Penang Lane, Singapore 238486, Or hand it over in person to the Red Cross House @ 15 Penang Lane, between 9.30 am - 5.45 pm on weekdays and 9.30 am - noon on Saturdays.
- Red Cross donation boxes at
Cathay Cineplexes at Orchard and Causeway Point
Cathay Bowl SAFRA Tampines
Yishun or The Chevrons: 48, Boon Lay Way #04-01, Singapore 609961
hangout @ mt emily hotel: 10A, Upper Wilkie Road Singapore 228119
Mercy Relief and its institutional partners – Singapore Soka Association (SSA) & Young Sikh Association (YSA) – together with the Singapore Red Cross Society (SRCS) are conducting a nationwide fundraising campaign for the victims of the calamity. Phone: 1900 - 911 1150 for $50 donation 1900 - 911 1110 for $10 donation OR Cheque Please make the cheque payable to: MERCY RELIEF Write 'ASIA TIDAL WAVES' written on the reverse. Please include name, address and contact number for the issuance of receipt. Mail it to: Mercy Relief, 36, Purvis Street, #02-03, Singapore 188613 Alternatively, you may drop in the cheque at your nearest DBS Bank/POSB Branch(es) and make your donation to: Account Name: MERCY RELIEF Account Number: 054-900493-6 OR Direct ATM transfer/Internet Banking Donate through any DBS Bank/POSB ATM Kiosk or Internet Banking account to MERCY Relief's DBS Bank account: Account Number: 054-900493-6
OCBC Bank ATMs, cheques to be deposited into Quick Cheque Deposit boxes.
Cheque collection booth at Outpatient Lobby, Changi General Hospital. 11am to 4pm.
AXS stations islandwide. Donate under header: Community. At least $5, to be debited via Nets or CashCard.