Packing of relief goods at the Provincial Capitol.

Packing of relief goods at the Provincial Capitol.

DAVAO ORIENTAL — Capitol employees, soldiers from the 701st Brigade and 28th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, 1104 CDC Army Reservists, Civil-Military Operations Company, and volunteers have worked together in packing relief goods at the Provincial Capitol Covered Court this evening, January 23, 2017.

The Provincial Government have secured supply of relief goods to augment food packs available in disaster-stricken municipalities in the province.

Each food pack contains 5 kilos of rice, 3 sardines, 2 corned beef and 6 sachets of coffee, ready to be transported and handed over to victims.


Facilitating the packing of relief goods while constantly monitoring situation in the affected areas of the province are the newly installed Brigade Commander of the 701st Brigade Col. Reuben Basiao; Department of Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Yvette T. Sunga; Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Freddie C. Bendulo; and Provincial Administrator Art Benjie Bulaong; and other staff of the Provincial Government.

Over the past few weeks, the province has experienced heavy rains causing floods and landslides in some areas, particularly the towns in the east coast. Damages to properties, livelihoods, crops, and infrastructures, among others have been reported.

The Provincial Government together with its partners have ensured that the massive aid effort will reach the towns and villages that are in dire need of the aid. PIO/ Photo by Eden Jhan Licayan


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