CDC, Clark locators donate PPEs to Air Force

PAMPANGA. Clark Development Corporation (CDC) vice chairman Benjamin Defensor, Jr. led the presentation of the personal protective equipment and other essential materials donated by CDC and Clark Investors and Locators Association (CILA) to Philippine Air Force at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City. CDC, headed by its President and CEO Noel F. Manankil, partnered with CILA, chaired by Irineo ‘Bong’ Alvaro to provide PPEs and other protective gears for the frontliners of PAF. (Contributed photo)

CLARK FREEPORT -- To support frontliners in the fight against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Clark Development Corporation (CDC) and the Clark Investors and Locators Association (CILA) recently donated the first batch of personal protective equipment (PPEs) and materials to the members of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at Villamor Airbase in Pasay City.

CDC vice chairman Benjamin Defensor Jr. presented the PPEs and other essential materials to Commanding General PAF Lieutenant General Allen Paredes.

Defensor was a former PAF chief, who was later promoted as Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff.

The donated materials include safety goggles, medical gloves, isolation face shields, N95 masks, isolation waterproof clothing, shoe cover, and cover-all protective suits. These protective materials will be distributed to PAF medical frontliners stationed at Clark Air Base Hospital at the Airforce City inside this freeport and at Air Force General Hospital in Villamor Air Base.

CDC, headed by its president and chief executive officer Noel Manankil has partnered with CILA to continuously provide PPEs and other protective materials to frontline workers on various areas including the freeport’s adjacent communities.

Meanwhile, some members of the CILA who are into manufacturing industry have also shifted parts of their operations to be able produce protective equipment and offer essential supplies for frontliners.

As an active Air Force Reservists Unit, the state-owned firm is setting up an expanded medical center in the Air Force City to serve active AFP personnel, Philippine National Police and reservists.


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