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Several municipalities in Davao del Norte receive flood relief and vaccination support from Davao Light
April 06, 2022
After heavy rains that caused flooding in multiple low-lying areas in Mindanao on March 8, 2022, Davao Light and Power Co. and its social development arm, Aboitiz Foundation Inc. donate hygiene materials to Panabo City and the municipalities of Carmen, Dujali, and Sto. Tomas.
In Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte, Municipal Social Welfare and Development (MSWDO) officer-in-charge Vivian Manile reports that 1,800 families from multiple areas in the municipality were victims of the recent flood.
Panabo City also reports that 400 families in JP Laurel and 144 families in Datu Abdul and Little Panay were flooded and will receive the donated hygiene materials such as soaps and oral care products.
In addition to the donated hygiene materials, Panabo City and the municipalities of Carmen and Dujali received laptops, medical supplies, and equipment for the vaccination campaigns of the city and municipalities, respectively.
On one hand, Admin Aide Lourie Valle of the Municipal Health Office (MHO) of Carmen, Davao del Norte reports that 80% of the municipality’s overall population were vaccinated against COVID 19.
On the other hand, Mayor “Tata” Moral-Romano, of Dujali, Davao del Norte reports that over 60% of the municipality’s overall population were already vaccinated.
Previously, Davao Light also turned over vaccination support to Sto. Tomas on March 14 and flood relief support to the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) of Davao City on March 18.
Davao Light recognizes the importance of partnerships between public and private entities, and will continue to support the local government units in its franchise areas.