DSWD NCR Regional Vicente Gregorio B. Tomas engaging the Local Chief Executives of Quezon City, Malabon City and Valenzuela City
DSWD NCR Regional Vicente Gregorio B. Tomas engaging the Local Chief Executives of Quezon City, Malabon City and Valenzuela City

Today, the Department of Social Welfare and Development National Capital Region (DSWD NCR) led by Regional Director Vicente Gregorio B. Tomas has started the initial distribution of the relief goods to the Local Government Units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region in compliance with the directive of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

Staff of DSWD NCR unloading the food packs

The DSWD NCR together with its Riders’ Club and Quick Response Team facilitated the distribution of family food packs to the Local Government Units of Quezon City, Valenzuela City and Malabon City. The relief goods were delivered to the identified Relief Distribution Centers given by the LGU.

“Ang mga relief goods na aming ibinabahagi ay paunang augmentation ng National Government sa mga LGUs at patuloy kaming humihingi ng buong suporta at kooperasyon ng LGUs sa ginagawang relief operations upang masigurong makararating sa kanilang constituents ang mga tulong na ito,” said Regional Director Tomas.

Mayor Joy Belmonte, Mayor Rex Gatchalian and Mayor Len-Len Oreta witnessed the delivery of goods wherein members of the Philippine Army assisted on the unloading of family food packs from the trucks. The LCEs expressed their utmost gratitude to the DSWD NCR for the augmentation provided.

The delivery of family food packs to the other LGUs will continuously be done until the augmentations to all LGUs in NCR are provided. 

Regional Director Tomas reiterated the relief distribution protocols wherein the DSWD will deliver family food packs on identified distribution center of each LGU, and LGUs will distribute it to their constituents. ###