Taiwan donates 6,300 kg of relief for region 7


The Taiwanese government donated more than 6,300 kilograms of relief items, including tents, a water filter, food rations, water, canned tuna, instant noodles and cookies for the areas affected by Odette in the central Visayas. DSWD-7 received the shipment on Sunday, December 26, during a short rotation program at Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base. | Photos of DSWD-7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More aid for Odette-stricken areas in the central Visayas from foreign countries is pouring in.

The latest came from the Taiwanese government in which 6,300 kilograms of assorted relief items were destined for Cebu, Bohol and Negros Oriental, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) Air Mobility Command reported.

The cargo arrived on Christmas Day, December 25, at General Benito Ebuen Air Force Base in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, aboard a Taiwanese C-130 aircraft.

Relief items included tents, a water filter, food rations, water, canned tuna, instant noodles and cookies, the Department of Welfare and Development in the Central Visayas said. (DSWD-7)na separate publication on social networks.

On Sunday, December 26, DSWD-7 also hosted a brief awards ceremony attended by their director, Rebecca Geamala, and representatives from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines, the Civil Defense Bureau. and Philippine Air. To obligate.

The central Visayas was one of the regions hardest hit by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).

As of December 26, a total of 173,308 or 611,427 people in the region have been affected by the typhoon, according to national government data.

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