ZAMBOANGA

Social Welfare office distributes food packs

ZAMBOANGA. City Social Welfare and Development Office personnel, assisted by troops of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-11 (MBLT-11), distribute food packs to poor families in the village of Zone 1, Zamboanga City. The food packs’ distribution starts Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (SunStar Zamboanga)

THE City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) on Tuesday, March 31, started the distribution of food packs to the poor residents greatly affected by the enhanced community quarantine amid the health crisis on coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

CSWDO chief Ma. Socorro Rojas said Tuesday, March 31, they started the distribution of the food packs in five of Zamboanga City’s 98 villages.

Rojas said the villages that were covered on the first day of distribution of food packs were Zone 1, Lumbangan, Lumayang, Sinunuc, and Tugbungan.

said the distribution of the food packs is supervised by the CSWDO staffs and city councilors in coordination with the barangay officials. They were assisted by troops of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-11.

She said each food pack contain three kilos of rice, three noodles, three canned sardines and three canned beef loaf or corned beef.

Rojas added that they are targeting to distribute food packs to 150,000 poor families. (SunStar Zamboanga)


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