The top donor to the Philippines during pandemic is unsurprisingly China with massive leads among the donors.
The Wuhan virus pandemic or globally known as the COVID-19 pandemic deserves a standing ovation for the world to take notice much more critically than the Black Death pandemic in 1347–1352 despite its astounding record death of 200 million. China leads as the top donor to the Philippines during the pandemic.
Top donor to Philippines during pandemic
As the rest of the world keeps on maneuvering to combat this pandemic, 20 countries have been helping the Philippines to grapple amid the global crisis. But there is one country that becomes the top donor to the Philippines during pandemic.
3. Brunei Darussalam
6. the Czech Republic
13. South Korea
18. the United Arab Emirates
19. United States
Take note that these are only records that have been received by the Philippine government through the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) since March 16, 2020, so far, and as the time of press.
In the number of donations, China registered 254; UAE, 59; and the US, 52. Donations are either in-kind or financial and that include the Philippine government, private sectors, and individual beneficiaries that OCD recorded. The OCD recorded 34 million pesos of financial donations that include domestic donors that the Philippine government so far has received. RQJ
Regel Javines is a former editor-in-chief of an official student publication in a state university. He has been blogging since 2011 writing news and opinion on various social issues; a stringer for already defunct Yahoo! Contributor Network and Allvoices.com. He is also a former content editor and proofreader for various book publishing companies and spent a short stint in The Manila Times as a Deskman for national and foreign business news. See Regel’s posts.