The Caloocan City government has extended assistance to families in Bauan, Batangas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas since last week.
Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan assured the city’s assistance to evacuees, especially the basic needs of the various families now in different evacuation centers.
The operational assistance was ordered by Mayor Malapitan with the office of Rep. Along Malaipitan in coordination with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and the City Social Welfare Department.
Among the items given were mats, blankets, food packs, senior citizen kits, family disaster kits, and trauma bags, the mayor said.
The assistance was delivered from the Caloocan City Hall North through the local CSWD and the CDRRMO to Bauan City Hall.
Bauan Mayor Ryanh Dolor and Batangas Rep. Naealla Bainto Aguinaldo expressed gratitude to the Caloocan city government for extending help to the hardest-hit families.
“What’s important is we were able to render assistance that fits the needs of the victims of the eruption of Taal. We hope these simple tokens can ease the sufferings of our brothers in Bauan,” Malabanan said.