DSWD allocated P21.16 million relief goods for Typhoon Mina

The DSWD has prepositioned P21.16 million worth of standby funds and relief supplies in all DSWD Field Offices along the path of tropical storm “Mina,” ready for distribution to local government units to be affected by the typhoon.
“The DSWD allocated P2 million standby funds and relief supplies worth P19.16 million in Regions I, II, III and CAR ready for augmentation if needed by the affected LGUs,” said Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Julian-Soliman.
DSWD Field Office I has prepositioned 500 family packs in Ilocos Norte and has identified evacuation centers and community kitchens in areas that will be hit by the typhoon. DSWD Field Office II, meanwhile has sent food and non-food to the 65 evacuation centers,  ready to be augmented to LGUs.
 Secretary Soliman stressed that DSWD Field Offices along the typhoon are alert and are closely monitoring the situation, particularly those flashflood and landslide prone areas. “The DSWD is closely coordinating with affected LGUs to provide augmentation support, when necessary,” she continued.