Gov't releases P1.2M to aid victims of Typhoon Aghon — Marcos

Gov’t releases P1.2M to aid victims of Typhoon Aghon — Marcos

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 07:04 AM May 27, 2024

Gov't releases P1.2M to aid victims of Typhoon Aghon — Marcos

President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. / Malacañang photo

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday said that the government had given out P1.2 million worth of humanitarian aid to victims of Typhoon Aghon (international name, Ewiniar).

An additional P3 billion worth of standby funds and goods are prepared, added the President.


READ: Aghon, now a typhoon, is over the coastal waters of Burdeos, Quezon.


“Nagbahagi tayo ng mahigit P 1.2 milyong humanitarian assistance, at inihanda natin ang mahigit P 3 bilyong halaga ng standby funds at prepositioned goods at stockpiles, upang masiguro ang mas malawak at mabilis na tulong para sa ating mga kababayang apektado ng bagyong #AghonPH,” Marcos said in an X post.

(We have given more than P 1.2 million in humanitarian assistance and prepared more than P3 billion worth of standby funds and prepositioned goods and stockpiles to ensure wider and faster assistance for our people affected by typhoon #AghonPH.)

The President said that government agencies will continuously ensure the welfare of every citizen amid the typhoon.

Aghon intensified from a severe tropical storm into a typhoon last Sunday night.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s latest bulletin on Monday morning, Typhoon Aghon is now in Aurora.

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