The office of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go conducted another series of activities in Cagayan on 22 October for the Maring-hit residents of Sanchez-Mira, Pamplona and Claveria.
“Patuloy kami ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na tumutulong sa mga tinamaan ng bagyo dahil para sa amin, walang tulog dapat ang serbisyo. Wala kaming pinipiling araw para puntahan kayo para magbigay ng solusyon sa mga problema at mag-iwan ng kaunting ngiti sa panahon ng inyong pagdadalamhati,” Go reassured in a video message.
“Huwag kayo mawalan ng pag-asa. Hindi kayo pababayaan ng gobyerno, ni Pangulong Duterte na palaging nagmamalasakit sa inyo. Sisiguraduhin nating walang maiiiwan sa ating muling pagbangon,” he added.
The team organized the distribution activities at the respective municipal gymnasiums of Sanchez-Mira, Claveria, and Pamplona where they handed out meals, vitamins, masks and face shields to a total of 750 typhoon victims.
Moreover, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) gave the residents financial assistance to further help them sustain their daily needs as they recover from the damages caused by the typhoon.
Meanwhile, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Agriculture extended livelihood assistance through their respective support programs.
Go, who also serves as the Chair of Senate Committee on Health and Demography, encouraged those with health concerns to avail of medical assistance from the government through the Malasakit Center at Cagayan Valley Medical Center in Tuguegarao City.
Senator Go personally conducted a monitoring visit in CVMC on 18 October to ensure continued operations to help patients in need of medical assistance amid the ongoing health crisis.
The center is a one-stop shop that puts concerned agencies, such as DSWD, Department of Health, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, and Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, that aims to reduce a hospital bill to the lowest possible amount.
Go, likewise, encouraged the residents to get vaccinated against Covid-19 and reaffirmed that the government continues to acquire sufficient doses to ensure every qualified Filipino is well-protected from the harmful effects of the virus.