Duterte visits San Miguel, Manila fire victims
Published: 7:17 p.m., Aug. 16, 2017 | Updated: 8:01 p.m., Aug. 16, 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night visited victims of the fire that razed a residential area in San Miguel, Manila.
Duterte met with the victims inside the San Miguel Church near Malacañang right after his series of events at the Palace.
The President gave P5,000 pesos and food packs for the affected families.
“DSWD will provide food packs… [including] rice six kilos, three cans of corned beef, three cans of meat loaf, six sachet of 3-in-one coffee, additional blankets, bottled water, pati banig,” he said. “Ako small time, tanggapin lang ninyo pwede na P5,000 per family.”
Hundreds of families were left homeless after fire razed at least 100 houses along Sikat Street in San Miguel at around 3:28 a.m.
The homeless families are staying on J.P. Laurel Street inside the Malacañang compound. /IDL /atm
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