PAMPANGA

Severely affected families get food packs

PAMPANGA. The Department of Social Welfare and Development provided a total of 44,326 family food packs to those severely affected by the community quarantine in Central Luzon. (DSWD Region 3 photo)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided a total of 44,326 family food packs to those severely affected by the community quarantine in Central Luzon.

"Total cost of assistance under family food packs is P19,797,008.55," DSWD Regional Director Marites Maristela said.

Moreover, the agency provided 80 hygiene kits with the municipalities of San Simon in Pampanga and Gerona in Tarlac each receiving 40.

It also distributed 15 family tents in the province of Tarlac with the municipalities of Ramos, San Manuel and Gerona each receiving five.

"Total cost of assistance under non-food items is about P381,520," Maristela added.

The DSWD also assisted a total of 664 stranded passengers with total cost of assistance at P1,862,870. Financial assistance given to each client ranged from P1,000 to P6,000. (PIA)


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