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AFP donates P3M to ‘Pablo’ victims

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MANILA, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines will donate P3 million for victims of typhoon Pablo (international name Bopha), which ravaged Visayas and Mindanao last week.

“The amount will be used to purchase construction materials and equipment to build shelters for the victims who lost their homes during the typhoon,” military spokesman Colonel Arnulfo Marcelo Burgos Jr. said.

The AFP has released P1.5 million, while P1 million will be taken from the command to boost the efforts of the troops conducting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in Mindanao.

The AFP has also released P500,000 to purchase medicines for the victims.

It has also deployed six medical teams to bring relief to the victims of the recent calamity, Burgos said.

Typhoon “Pablo” has killed more than 700, with about 900 missing as of latest. It also left an estimated P7billion worth of damage.


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Tags: Armed Forces of the Philippines , Arnulfo Burgos Jr. , humanitarian aid , Pablo , Typhoon Pablo


  • joerizal

    Galing sa pabaon yan ni General.

  • Htee

    3M lang????
    ANGGI….TAMPIYAS….BALATO SA BATA….KULANG PA PARA ITURING NA AMBON…hehe.

    Dagdagi naman dyan mga generals…

  • LuwigVonMises

    3m?. what is this image propaganda….. just do your job instead it will help 100x more.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2IMRYDMOABI33ZXFVCXERJHL7I yahoo-2IMRYDMOABI33ZXFVCXERJHL7I

    People can be so mean. On the other hand I salute the soldiers who offered their lives to rescue the typhoon vicitims.

  • acidicboy

    buti pa sila may nabigay. 

    eh nasaan na ang mga militant groups na nagpapanggap na representante ng mga mahihirap? saan na sila risa hontiveros?  si paeng mariano? saan na ang akbayad? ang bayad?  ang lfs(hit)? si satur?  si teddy casino?  bakit tahimik lang sila?

  • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

    See…. better than PNP’s no christmas party option, dba?

    At least dito nakinabang ang mga biktima.

  • Magsasaka

    3M tapos nakadeclare sa docs 30M hehehe, philippine magnanakaw association

  • antonioluna

    this is good news, filipinos must help each other.



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