PH Red Cross relief ops continue in Bohol, Siargao despite rising COVID-19 cases

12/01/2022 11:10:00 AM

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The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said on Wednesday, Jan. 12 that it will continue with its relief operations in Bohol, even with the surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases.

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(Photo from Philippine Red Cross / MANILA BULLETIN)PRC Chairman Senator Richard Gordon assured that PRC will still operate throughout the country, especially in provinces severely affected by the typhoon.“Our international partners and the diplomatic community have provided so much help, but we will continue to work with them to continue their support. Kailangan natin tulungan ang aming kapwang Pilipino (We need to help our countrymen),” he added.

PRC said that Bohol remains in a dire situation, with the province lacking power, water, food, and decent shelter.WIth this, PRC deployed a water tanker in the province through its humanitarian caravan, enabling the country’s foremost humanitarian organization to distribute 246,000 liters of water. PRC also strategically set up water bladders in various barangays. In addition, 5,303 hot meals were prepared and distributed to various parts of Bohol through PRC’s”Hot Meals On Wheels” food trucks.

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