Red Cross acts fast, goods already on the ground


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PRC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sen. Richard Gordon is joined by the IFRC Head of Delegation Robert Kauffman, Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua, San Andres Mayor Peter Cua, Virac Mayor Sinforoso Sarmiento.

THE Philippine Red Cross provided assistance of non-food Items (sleeping mats, blankets, tarpaulin, mosquito nets, jerry cans, and hygiene kits) to 172 families in Brgy. Bon-Ot, San Andres, Catanduanes following Rolly (Goni), the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year.

PRC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sen. Richard Gordon, personally visited the areas in Catanduanes which were heavily affected and led the distribution. Chairman Gordon emphasized the need to rise again ”Basta’t tayo ay magkakasama, tayo ay makakababangong muli (We will rise, because we’re on it together)”.

Philippine Red Cross will continue to provide as it will conduct more distributions for the most vulnerable communities in Bato and Virac Cantanduanes and affected towns in Albay.


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