A father loses his daughter. (Photo from http://twitpic.com/7udfiz)

TWENTY-FIVE media practitioners and bloggers in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities were among the victims of flash floods wrought by Typhoon ‘Sendong’ over the weekend.

Two of them, unfortunately, lost their lives as the violent flood swept their homes in Iligan. They were Michel Kundiman of dxRJ and Leonisid Alsonado of dxIC-RMN.

The media people affected by the tropical storm are:

 English: Political map of Northern Mindanao Re...Bloggers who were likewise victimized by the flash flood in Cagayan de Oro are Michael Abonitalla, BabyJane Lacaba, Eleanor Aguilar, Rob Bana, and Vic Madriaga.
PRWorks Vis-Min is calling on fellow media practitioners and charitable individuals and corporations for donations to help these affected journalists and their families get back on their feet and start living afresh.
Donations will be received at the PRWorks office right across the USC Main gym along Sanciangko st. until Monday, Dec. 26. Please coordinate with Doris (09167369463) or Mafe (09173829016) at 416-7159; or email dorismongaya@gmail.com or prworks2003@gmail.com.
Mediamen, bloggers among Sendong victims by
PRworksPH team
PRworksPH team
A talent powerhouse headed by PRworks Chief Digital Officer Emmanuel Mongaya, former managing editor of Superbalita and former city editor of Sun.Star Cebu. Team members include Global Voices correspondent and blogger Karlo Mikhail Mongaya, our Online Community Manager Ynna Erika Bisnar, digital marketing consultant Borislav Tatarov, and former Sun.Star Publishing Inc. IT boss Sammy Sumaya.


  1. emperork says:

    I included PRWorks in the list of drop-off points here in Cebu for victims of Typhoon Sendong donations: http://bit.ly/donateforsendongvictims

  2. doris says:

    Additional info:

    1. In her Facebook comment to this article, Fleire adds Xyza Yape, president of Iligan bloggers, as among those affected.

    2. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) appeals for assistance for affected media colleagues. http://frontliners2009.blogspot.com/2011/12/appeal-for-our-media-colleagues.html

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