DSWD readies 24,200 food packs for quarantine-affected people

first_imgAccording to Luna Moscoso, chief of DSWD-6’s disaster response and management division, 1,700 family food packs have been allotted for Aklan (prepositioned in Kalibo, Buruanga and Makato). The 24,200 family food packs have a total value of P8,712,000./PN The other allocations were: Philippine Coast Guard personnel get ready to transport these boxes of family food packs from the Department of Social Welfare and Development to Negros Occidental from the seaport of Iloilo City via a ship of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. DSWD Region 6 has prepositioned 24,200 family food packs should local government units need more for their constituents adversely affected by the ongoing enhanced community quarantine aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN * 2,400 for Negros Occidental (prepositioned in Bago City, 1,000; Talisay City, 1,000; Bacolod City, 200) * 4,000 for Capiz (prepositioned in Dumarao, Jamindan, Maayon, and Panit-an) * 2,600 for Antique (prepositioned in Barbaza, Tobias Fornier, Patnongon, and Bugasong) Each family food pack contains six sachets of coffee, 14 cans of sardines, 14 cans of corned beef, and six kilos of rice.center_img ILOILO City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 6 has prepositioned 24,200 family food packs should local government units need more for their constituents adversely affected by the ongoing enhanced community quarantine aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Moscoso said each family food pack costs P360. * 2,000 for Guimaras. The rest of the family food packs are at the DSWD-6 regional warehouse in Oton, Iloilo. The prepositioning aims to make the release of the food packs faster and more efficient. * 3,819 for Iloilo (prepositioned in Carles, 1,000; Calinog, 1,000; Concepcion, 819)last_img

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