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MMDA DEPLOYS REHAB TEAM TO ROLLY-HIT CAMSUR – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has deployed personnel to Barangay Abo, Tigaon, Camarines Sur which suffered severe devastation following the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly.

MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said the contingent will provide rehabilitation assistance to the affected families.

“We have to help out our kababayans who have been severely affected by Rolly.”

“We have to help out our kababayans who have been severely affected by Rolly. I want all of you to keep safe during the entire duration of the mission,” Lim said during the send-off ceremony at the MMDA headquarters.

The 17-man team, composed of personnel from the agency’s Public Safety Division and Flood Control Sewerage Management Office, is headed by Task Force Commander Allan Longcop.

“The contingent is equipped with water purifiers, solar panels, generator sets, chainsaws, among others.”

For his part, Ret. Gen. Alfredo Andres, Officer-in-Charge of MMDA Metropolitan Public Safety Office (MPSO), said the contingent is equipped with water purifiers, solar panels, generator sets, chainsaws, among others.

Camarines Sur 4th District Representative Arnie Fuentebella had requested assistance from the MMDA.

On November 2, the province of Camarines Sur declared a state of calamity in the wake of Super Typhoon Rolly.

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