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PRC AIDS ROLLY-HIT CATANDUANES, CAMSUR – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in partnership with American Red Cross, USAid, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and Qatar Red Crescent, conducted relief efforts to aid the typhoon-affected families in Catanduanes and Camarines Sur, distributing cash grants and shelter tool kits beneficial to their recovery.

With the unbearable damage brought by the typhoons to the province, PRC Chair and CEO Senator Dick Gordon visited the region for the third time to ensure consistent rehabilitation efforts for the residents.

PRC Ambassador and Ms. Universe 2018 Catriona Gray accompanied Gordon.

In this visit, PRC Ambassador and Ms. Universe 2018 Catriona Gray accompanied Gordon, PRC volunteers, and staff to personally assess the situation and development of Catanduanes and Camarines Sur.

The humanitarian organization distributed P500,000 worth of shelter tool kits and galvanized iron sheets to 61 families whose homes have been hit hard by the successive typhoons. PRC also provided tarpaulin and sleeping kits as part of its shelter rebuilding efforts.

Moreover, 200 families in Tigaon, Camarines Sur, and 364 families in Brgy. Palnab Del Sur, Virac, Catanduanes received P3,500 cash grant each from PRC.

“This relief provision can ensure their recovery and help them start anew.”

“This cash assistance will jumpstart the livelihoods of the affected families in Bicol. After the typhoons which hit their area, this relief provision can ensure their recovery and help them start anew,” the veteran legislator stressed.

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