Red Cross: Need help? Put white cloth outside

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) called Tuesday on residents looking to be evacuated from their flooded homes to place white cloths outside the place they are staying to make rescuers aware of their desires.

In an advisory, PRC chairman Richard Gordon said it would be best to help rescuers find them by following this instruction and immediately calling their hotline 143 and 527-0000.

“You can put a white blanket outside your house so that rescuers can easily locate where you are,” said Gordon. (Read the rest of this entry)