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RELIEF GOODS DELIVERY TO SIARGAO STEADY — MATUGAS

The distribution of relief packs in the different municipalities in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte remained unhampered as support continued to grow from different sectors, both in the government and private sectors. Surigao del Norte First District Representative Francisco Jose “Bingo” Matugas II said the number of relief packs delivered to distressed residents in the […]

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ZUBIRI BRINGS RELIEF GOODS TO ODETTE VICTIMS

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri went to Visayas and Mindanao to visit and deliver donations to communities hard hit by Typhoon Odette. “It’s going to be a bleak Christmas for many families this year, but we want to at least make sure that they have something to eat, even if they have to spend the […]

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QATAR DONATES P12M RELIEF ITEMS TO PRC – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) recently received close to P12 million worth of food and non-food relief items, equipment, and rescue boats from the Qatar Red Crescent Society (RCS) for its relief and rehabilitation operations for the recent typhoons that devastated the country, such as Rolly and Ulysses. Senator Dick Gordon, PRC chair and CEO, […]

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LGUs BUYING FOOD FROM FARMERS SHOULD BE PART OF NEW NORMAL – PANGILINAN

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic crisis is an opportunity for our farmers to increase their incomes and for the country to become food secure, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. Pangilinan, former Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization, was reacting to Agriculture Secretary William Dar’s report to the Senate that local government units (LGUs) bought […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

INC DONATES P8-M WORTH OF RELIEF ITEMS, PROTECTION EQUIPMENT TO MANILA CITY GOVT

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Friday donated 3,000 cavans of rice and 1,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local government of Manila through Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who expressed gratitude for the “much-needed assistance in this continuing time of need of the city” during the extended community quarantine (ECQ). Moreno thanked […]

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CASH AID BY NAT’L GOV’T DURING ECQ LESSENS LOGISTICS ISSUES FOR LOCAL GOV’TS – CUA

A local executive has lauded the national government’s decision to extend a P5,000 to P8,000 cash aid to almost 80 percent of people affected by the enhanced community quarantine, saying this lessens logistics issues in distributing the support. Quirino Governor Dakila Carlo Cua, who is also the current president of the Union of Local Authorities […]