DONATIONS FOR VICTIMS OF “GENER” IN LUZON NOW ACCEPTED IN DSWD-X
Cagayan de Oro City – The Regional Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development here is now accepting donations for the displaced families and individuals of “Gener” in Luzon.
According to Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo, Regional Director of DSWD-X, the donations, may they be in cash or in kind, shall be forwarded to DSWD Central Office which manages and distributes the relief goods to displaced families in the various provinces in Luzon.
The donations may be brought to the DSWD Field Office X located at Masterson Ave., Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City.
To date, there are 7,339 houses damaged due to flood waters in Luzon, with Region III having the most number of affected families with 99,518 composed of 428,720 individuals. The displaced families in the provinces of Regions IV-A and the National Capital Region, have also been affected by “Gener” are presently receiving relief goods in evacuation centers.
Written by Charmaine P. Tadlas, Regional Information Officer