outbrain
Close  

2,000 food packs sent to Masbate as COVID-19 aid for poorest of the poor

/ 05:56 PM March 25, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY—At least 2,000 food packs had been sent by the regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to Masbate province on Wednesday.

Vicky Tagum, head of the Disaster Risk and Management Division (DRMD) of DSWD in Bicol, said the food packs would be distributed to families categorized as poorest of the poor to help tide them over the COVID-19 health and quarantine crisis.

ADVERTISEMENT

The Masbate provincial government, Philippine Navy and Philippine Army provided transport for the goods.

Edited by TSB
FEATURED STORIES

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: #COVID19PH, aid, Coronavirus, Food, Quarantine
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.