Philippines

Philippines: Rice for flood victims in Cotabato City

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Esperanza I. Cabral hands over a six-kilo rice package to a flood-victim in Rosary Heights 7, Cotabato City during the recent needs assessment and consultation dialogue regarding the humanitarian assistance being undertaken in Cotabato City.

More than 500 family-evacuees in the three evacuation centers in Cotabato City alone, namely: Philippine Ports Authority; Rosary Heights 7; and Rosary Heights 8, benefited from the DSWD assistance, a joint undertaking of the DSWD - Field Office XII and local chief executives.

Secretary Cabral visited Cotabato City and ARMM together with representatives of DOH, DepEd, OCD-NDCC, and TESDA.