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PRC SULU GETS AWARD FOR C-130 CRASH RESCUE

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Sulu Chapter was awarded a Plaque of Appreciation by the Joint Task Force Sulu, Western Mindanao Command after the humanitarian organization’s unwavering support to generously extend its assistance to the families of the Joint Task Force Sulu troopers and civilians who were casualties in the July 4 C-130 crash in Sulu.

The award was given at the Joint Task Force Sulu Headquarters and was signed by Army Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, Commander of the Task Force.

“I immediately deployed the men and women of the PRC Sulu Chapter to conduct home visitation to provide cash assistance and psychosocial support to the survivors and bereaved families of the C-130 crash.”

PRC Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon immediately deployed the men and women of the PRC Sulu Chapter to conduct home visitation to provide cash assistance and psychosocial support to the survivors and bereaved families of the C-130 crash.

PRC also sent a response team to the scene, dispatching an ambulance with three emergency medical service (EMS) personnel.

The PRC Sulu Chapter also alerted its volunteers around the area and provided five cadaver bags to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for proper management of the fatalities.

“Your actions truly abide by what PRC does to be Always First, Always Ready, and Always there in every situation.”

“I would like to commend the PRC Sulu chapter for the swift response to the C-130 crash. Your actions truly abide by what PRC does to be Always First, Always Ready, and Always there in every situation,” Gordon said.

PRC has 104 chapters nationwide ready to respond to every situation. 

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