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DENR-CAR employees donate PPEs, other relief items to frontliners

/ 03:30 PM July 02, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (DENR-CAR) have donated a total of P1.4M worth in personal protective equipment (PPE) and other relief goods to support the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a statement on Thursday, DENR-CAR said it was able to collect from its employees 6,383 pieces of PPEs valued at P241, 063; hygiene and sanitation supplies worth P155, 175; and food items worth P644, 062.49. The PPEs and the items donated by the employees from its employees will be given to medical and essential frontliners in areas hit by the pandemic.

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DENR-CAR employees and the DENR-CAR Employee’s Cooperative also donated a total of P325, 000 to boost COVID-19 response in their respective communities.

In addition, seven DENR buildings were designated as temporary quarantine facilities. The DENR-CAR also provided assistance in the distribution of social amelioration program, repacking, and manning checkpoints to local government units in their region.

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The DENR said it has recognized the DENR-CAR and its field offices in a virtual ceremony Wednesday for their generosity in line with the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act.

The Philippines has a total of 37,514 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 10,233 recoveries and 1,266 fatalities as of June 30. (Jim Mendoza/Trainee)

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The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

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