Thousands get relief from group abroad-A A +A
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
APALIT -- Some 1,000 families in Barangay Cansinala here benefited from a relief operation spearheaded by a group of Apaliteños from USA.
Members of this group from Northern California sent food and clothing supplies to their flood-hit town mates.
Barangay Cansinala was one of the extremely flooded areas in this town during the recent calamity.
The relief goods reached the resident-beneficiaries through Mayor Jun Tetangco, Vice Mayor Peter Nucom, barangay chairman Inaki Escaler Saenz, and other barangay volunteers.
The Federation of Chinese-Filipino Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc., Provincial Government and non-government organizations likewise provided relief goods to flooded residents in other barangays. (With reports from Roxette Timoteo)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on September 18, 2012.