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CITY GOVERNMENT TO DISTRIBUTE RELIEF ITEMS FOR 43,000 FAMILIES UNDER COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

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NEWS | 2020/03/30 | LKRO


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CITY GOVERNMENT TO DISTRIBUTE RELIEF ITEMS FOR 43,000 FAMILIES UNDER COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

KIDAPAWAN CITY – City Mayor Joseph Evangelista personally supervised the repacking of relief items to be given to affected families undergoing home quarantine due to the threat of Corona Virus Disease 2019.

The said relief items are targeted to benefit 43,000 families under community quarantine, the Mayor said in an interview over the radio.


These consists of rice, canned sardines, corned beef and meatloaf.


City Government employees working under the skeletal workforce were recalled to help in the repacking of goods that is presently done at the City Gymnasium.


Relief items were packed beginning March 30, 2020.


The Mayor earlier requested the National Food Authority to provide the City Government the needed rice for relief to help provide food assistance for the 43,000 families in the 40 barangays of the city.
Mayor Evangelista assured the affected families that they will receive Well Milled Rice for their sustenance during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period.


Distribution of relief items will be done by the Philippine Red Cross and the City Social Welfare and Development Office in coordination with the Barangay LGU’s.


Meanwhile, Barangay Local Government Units have already implemented their own quarantine check points along their boundaries.


The establishments of checkpoints is under Executive order number 30 s. 2020 issued by the City Mayor.


Likewise, all barangay residents are ordered to observe the 9pm-5am curfew hours, physical distancing, avoiding all forms of social gatherings and back riding in motorcycles, among others as mandated by the National Government as a prevention for the contagion.##(CIO/ajpme/lrko)

 

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