Wednesday, July 9, 2008

TARGET: Relief Operations Phase 2

Students of Claret School of Quezon City help in repacking noodles as part of the food-item pack for the 3500+ beneficiaries. The number of beneficiaries increased as more families are affected by the consequences of the typhoon and the MV Princess of the Stars tragedy. Fishing ban is still imlplemented in San Fernando, Romblon.

The target beneficiaries for the Phase 2 are 419 more washed-out (standard package) and 2,600 partially damaged households (food items). 180 set of carpentry tools shall also be distributed to families assessed validly to receive. A total of more or less 35 tons of relief goods.

Standard Package is composed of: 5 kilos rice, 1 pack of dried fish, 6 canned goods, Chocolate drink, Milk, Sugar, Salt, Oil, Blanket, Sleeping Mat, Mosquito net, Pot, Laddle, Basin, Knife, 2 Plates, 6 Tumblers, 2 Spoons, 1 pack of Toothpaste, 6 Toothbrushes, 1 Bath Soap and Sanitary Napkins.

Food items include: 5 kilos rice, 1 pack of dried fish, 6 canned goods, Chocolate drink, Milk, Sugar, Salt and Oil.

Carpentry tools are hammer, saw and nails.

Clothes shall be distributed to beneficiaries according to their needs as assessed by the parishes' Social Action Centers.

The relief operation is done by Sibuyan Island Sentinels League for Environment, Inc. (Sibuyan ISLE/SAM) in partnership with United Kingdom-based organization Christian Aid (CA) in coordination with Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center, Inc. (LRC-KsK/FoE Phils.).

Claret School of Quezon City (CSQC) with the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP) participate in the Phase 2. They are joined by St. Scholastica's College, De La Salle - College of St. Benilde and more other groups and individuals.

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