NegOcc LGUs receive 22K food packs from PSWDO


first_imgAmong the LGUs in this province thathave received the food packs are the towns of Cauayan, Candoni, La Castellana,Isabela, and Moises Padilla. More municipalities will receive the food packs inthe coming days, Garcia added.Travel restrictions imposed during ECQ has been a challenge to some socialworkers in transporting the food packs from border to border. In the boundary of La Carlota City and La Castellana town, the food packs fromthe delivery truck of the latter needed to be reloaded in the truck of theformer to comply with restrictions of the ECQ.   Social workers transfer food packs from one truck to another in the boundary of La Carlota City and La Castellana town in Negros Occidental on April 22. This was in compliance with the travel restrictions imposed by this province in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019. LA CARLOTA PNP PSWDO chief Merle Garcia said each food aidcontained five to six kilograms of rice and two to four cans of sardines. BACOLOD City – Local government units(LGUs) in Negros Occidental received a total of 22,000 family food packs fromthe Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office to aid their constituents affectedby the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) brought by the coronavirus disease2019. Since last weekend, another wave of foodpacks, which includes 1,000 sacks of rice, is being prepared at the PSWDO hereand assisted by 15 Philippine Air Force personnel.Each food aid contains 5 kilograms of rice and five cans of sardines. Thenumber of the food packs could reach up to 7,000 after the packaging is over. They are also set for distribution to various municipalities in this province.(With a report from PIA/PN)last_img

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