MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL — Senator Christopher “Bong” Go’s staff met with Noel Abad Sintos (in photo) and his family after their house was destroyed by a fire.
The Sintos family from the town of Panaon this province received emergency aid from the senator’s team, including cash assistance, food packs, a bicycle and medicine packs as well as masks and face shields to ensure their safety last September 16, Wednesday.
They were joined by representatives from the Department of Social Welfare and Development who brought additional food packs and family hygiene kits.
Other agencies were likewise present to offer various forms of emergency assistance, which included access to emergency employment services, livelihood support and temporary housing. These include aid from the Department of Health, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, National Housing Authority, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, and local social welfare office.
“Let’s prioritize the interest, welfare and lives of the poor and those in need so they will have a chance to recover and live normal lives,” the Senator said.