Nueva Ecija residents receive food packs from troops, local officials

Nueva Ecija residents receive food packs from troops, local officials

By Arwen Pascu

MANILA — Troops from the 91st Infantry (Sinagtala) Battalion, 7th Infantry
(Kaugnay) Division, Philippine Army together with local officials led
the repacking and distribution of food packs to 801 households at
Barangay Bugnan, Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija on Monday, October 3, 2022.

The troops provided manpower assistance during the repacking of food
packs supervised by Corporal Francis P. Cauilan in cooperation with barangay
officials led by Brgy. Captain Cecilio H. Nunag, Jr. of Brgy. Bugnan.

After which, the troops distributed the said food aid at the covered
court of the said barangay.

The Relief operation is part of the 91st IB’s Humanitarian Assistance
and Disaster Response (HADR) operations in areas affected by Super
Typhoon “Karding” in the unit’s Area of Responsibility.

In his message, Lieutenant Colonel Julito B. Recto, Jr., Commander of
91st IB said that the unit will continue the mandate of helping
typhoon victims in coordination with concerned agencies because the
effort will bring hope to the populace.

Lt. Col. Recto Jr. assured the
prompt and efficient deployment of the military assets in helping the
government’s humanitarian and disaster response efforts.

Meanwhile, Major General Andrew D Costelo, Commander of the 7th
Infantry (Kaugnay) Division lauded the collective efforts of the 91st
IB and the local officials in extending the government services in
addressing the needs of the affected families of the Super Typhoon
“Karding”.

(ai/mtvn)

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