Philippine News Line Responding Agencies.
Malnutrition Follows Disasters
ShelterBox Philippines, an affiliate of ShelterBox International
Rotary club project initiated by Rotarian Bob Aikens that has
gone global and, in previous disasters in the Philippines, had sent ShelterBoxes containing a tent good for a family of 6, cooking
implements, emergency supplies all worth $1,000) began sending boxes from their warehouse in Clark. Philippine founder PDG Jess
Nicdao with STRs Abner Tayco and Sonny Ongkiko (both been trained in England) undertook site evaluation, local coordination, and box
deployment, initially with 80 boxes loaded with help from the Philippine Marines and sent through the Air Force’s C130.
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) has approved Monday the allocation of P2-million cash
assistance to the thousands of victims of tropical storm "Sendong" that hit Cagayan de Oro and Iligan Cities last Saturday.
LAMP Relief Centers Reports
that the needs are still here for feeding programs and medical assistance. This will be a need for
months to come. A total recovery can take years. LAMP continues to support and build funding to maintain programs and projects.
World Agencies are teaming up. The World is changing fast. If we are to keep up we must work together according to Director
Denny Rymer in the Philippines.
We will be face with larger issues with the changes in the world food supply, and as of
now we don't have all the answers. Disasters continue to grow closer together and we are not keeping up there either. It will take
us all together to solve these issues.
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