The government is launching a television program asking Thais to donate money to help Hayan victims in Philippines.

The television program will be broadcast live on the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (or former Channel 11) on Wednesday's night from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

The call center has been set up. Those who wish to donate money or supplies should call 0-2276-4242, or transfer the money to Krungthai bank, the Government House branch, account no.067-0-09551-6.

According to Public Relations Department's Director-General Apinan Chantarangsi, tents, drinking water, rice, instant food, water purifying machines are much needed in the Hayan-hit area.

The Public Relations Department will act as a co-ordinator between the Thai government and Thai donors in bringing help and supplies to the Philippines.

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