Latest relief drive in Calumpit benefits 2,296 families

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm 

MANILA, Oct. 19 — About 2,296 families from flood-ravaged Barangays of San Miguel, Meysulao and Poblacion in Calumpit, Bulacan were provided relief goods during the latest relief distribution Tuesday by a humanitarian group.

The relief drive of Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines was conducted in two batches at the Poblacion Covered Court in Calumpit. Phase 1 involves beneficiaries from Barangay San Miguel numbering 1,229 families.

Distributed were 20 kilogram sacks of rice, one thermal blankets, one pack of used clothing, and two detergent bars.

The 1,018 residents from Meysulao also benefited from the Tzu Chi relief drive.

Forty-nine teachers from Barangay Poblacion were also given the same relief items. (PNA)

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