San Pedro LGU thanks VP Sara Duterte for 100 sacks of rice donation to typhoon ‘Paeng’ victims

San Pedro LGU thanks VP Sara Duterte for 100 sacks of rice donation to typhoon ‘Paeng’ victims

By Rjhay E. Laurea

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna — Mayor Art Joseph Francis Mercado of this city, on Tuesday (November 1) thanked the Office of the Vice President’s Disaster Operation Center (OVP-DOC) for the 100 sacks of rice donated to the LGU for the victims of Typhoon Paeng.

“Nagpapasalamat po ako kay Vice President Inday Sara Duterte sa kanyang tulong para sa lungsod ng San Pedro. I believe ito ‘yung unang city na nabagsakan nila ng tulong na naapektuhan ng Typhoon Paeng (I thanked Vice President Inday Sara Duterte for her help to the city of San Pedro. I believe this is the first city where they were able to provide assistance to those affected by Typhoon Paeng),” Mercado said.

As per San Pedro City Social Welfare and Development Head Maria Fatima Autor, the LGU recorded a total number of 1,211 individuals in six evacuation centers in the city.

The San Pedro City government is looking into prioritizing the Barangays of Cuyab, San Roque, and Landayan, these being the largest of all the barangays and are situated near Laguna bay.

Autor also thanked the OVP-DOC for the aid for the typhoon-affected people of San Pedro, Laguna.

“Sa lahat po ng aming pinagdadaanan, malaking biyaya po na matatawag ang pagpapadadala ng biyaya ng Office of the Vice President, ni VP Inday Sara Duterte (With all the challenges, it’s a big blessing that the Office of the Vice President Inday Sara Duterte were able to extend assistance to us),” Autor said.

She assured that all the grains of the 100 sacks of rice will be delivered to their constituents who are in need.

The OVP-DOC team, together with volunteers from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Air Force (PAF), led the relief operations in the area.

According to the latest report from San Pedro City Chief of Police Superintendent Victor Aclan, nine of the city’s 27 barangays were heavily affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Paeng. (ai/mtvn)

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