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PH Red Cross continues to aid Odette-stricken provinces

MANDALUYONG CITY -- The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the German Red Cross, and the American Red Cross continues to deliver assistance to severely affected communities of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) in Visayas and Mindanao.

The Emergency shelter assistance composed of CGI (corrugated galvanized iron) sheets and shelter tool kits were distributed to 100 families while multi-purpose cash grants of P5,000 per family were given to 223 families in Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte. The total amount of humanitarian aid distributed was P2,075,000.00.

This week’s recovery operations in Padre Burgos was part of a series of humanitarian aid distribution from December 2021 to September 2022 worth over P425 million, covering Southern Leyte, Leyte, Palawan, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Cebu, Lapu-Lapu City, Bohol, Dinagat Islands, Siargao, Surigao del Norte, Maguindanao, and Lanao del Sur.

The Philippine Red Cross continues to assist affected communities to recover from the effects of disasters. (PRC)

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