The Bulacan provincial government has distributed relief goods to over 12,068 families affected by Typhoons Karding and Paeng.
The distribution was organized by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), according to Katrina Anne Balingit, Provincial Public Affairs Office chief.
In a statement, she said the relief operations were conducted on the instruction of Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando to PSWDO Head Rowena Tiongson starting last November 18 in the town of Calumpit.
A total of 7,358 families received food packs including Barangays Panducot, Sta. Lucia, Bulusan, Gatbuca, and Iba O’ Este.
Balingit said that an additional 4,710 affected families also received food packs last Saturday, November 19, from Barangays Tibaguin, Sto. Niño, San Juan, and Palapat from the town of Hagonoy.
The distributed food packs contained four kilograms of rice, assorted canned goods, and instant noodles.
“Kami naman po sa Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ay patuloy na magkakaloob ng magandang serbisyo sa mga Bulakenyo sa abot ng aming makakaya,” Fernando said.