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Donations from various groups pour in ST Egay-devastated Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur (PIA) — Donations from different groups are pouring in for the province of Ilocos Sur which was declared under the state of calamity on July 27 during the onslaught of Typhoon Egay.

Among the in-kind assistance received by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur from the private sector and non-government entities are the 500 sacks of rice each containing five kilogram (kg) and 500 cases of bottled water from the Nagasat Agricultural Supply.
The province also received 200 pieces of food packs with blankets, canned goods, 3-in-1 instant coffee, instant noodles, biscuits, and milk from One Top Medical Systems Resources.
The Luzon Hydro Corporation (Savemore) under Aboitiz Power turned over 150 sacks of 50 kg rice as assistance in the relief operation efforts of the province.
Additionally, Consul Sun Weidong of the People’s Republic of China Consulate in Laoag City personally handed over 100 sacks of five-kg rice, 55 cases of canned goods, 68 cases of instant noodles, 41 cases of cooking oil, 1,000 packs of sugar, and 33 cases of coffee to Governor Jeremias Singson.

100 sacks of five-kilogram rice for the victims of typhoon Egay are personally handed over by Consul Sun Weidong of the People's Republic of China Consulate in Laoag City to Ilocos Sur Governor Jerry Singson. PIA/ATV

Moreover, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) delivered 250 packs of relief goods, 1,000 bags of rice, and 150 pieces of 10-liter bottled water to the provincial government.

(L-R) Provincial DRRM Officer Rhon Arquelada, Acting Provincial Director PCOL Jugith Del Prado of Ilocos Sur PNP, Governor Jerry Singson, Vice Governor Ryan Singson, and Provincial Director Randy Dela Rosa of DILG Ilocos Sur during the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Meeting in the province. (Photo from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur)

“Ang relief package na naipaabot ng NGCP ngayon sa lalawigan ng Ilocos Sur ay bahagi ng pakikiisa at pakikipagtulungan ng aming kumpanya sa lokal na pamahalaan upang maipaabot ang agarang tulong sa mga naging biktima ng Bagyong Egay,” said Jenny Afroilan, government relations and regional affairs lead specialist of the NGCP.
Meanwhile, during the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment for Typhoon Egay led by the governor, he expressed his gratitude to all the national government agencies, the private sector, and non-government organizations who provided their assistance to the victims of Typhoon Egay in Ilocos Sur.
He also reiterated his call for everyone’s solidarity and cooperation in the recovery of the province, saying that all the sectors must unite for this goal.( JCR/AMB/ATV, PIA Ilocos Sur)

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Aila Villanueva


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Aila T. Villanueva is an Information Officer I of the Philippine Information Agency Ilocos Sur Information Center based in the Heritage City of Vigan.

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