In response to the urgent need
for relief aid for flood victims in Metro Manila , The Department of Social
Welfare and Development in Central Visayas has opened its Donors’ Desk at the
Field Office to accept donations in cash or in kind.
In a special meeting called by
Task Force Tabang yesterday, the DSWD-7 was tasked to supervise and coordinate
the processing, documentation and receiving as well as storing and repacking of
relief goods both food and non- food items. Further, this welfare department
was also assigned to coordinate with the shipment /transport groups for the
delivery of these relief goods to the affected areas.
Basic needs include canned goods,
bottled water, medicines, clothes, underwears, blankets, kitchen and cooking
utensils , toiletries and hygiene kits.
To recall, non-stop monsoon rains
left 80% of Metro Manila flooded four days ago, forcing thousands of affected
population to seek safer and drier grounds as well as temporary shelter in
A Donors’ Desk is put up by the
DSWD, Field Office-7 located at corners M.J. Cuenco and Gen. Maxilum Sts., Cebu
City to receive any donations in cash and in kind. One may look for Lyn Marie
Pino or Mr. Roberto Yana , the DSWD-7 Procurement Officer at tel. nos.
4129908 local 106. (PSR-Jaybee Binghay)
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