MARAWI CITY — A total of 2,170 displaced families sheltered in different transitory shelter sites in this city received five (5) kilos of red rice, five (5) packs of noodles and one (1) blister of multivitamins from CARE Philippines amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
As part of its commitment to promote health and nutrition, CARE also conducts regular check-ups to monitor the health condition of the internally displaced persons (IDPs). The health monitoring is led by a team of registered midwives and nurses.
“Ramadhan is approaching and our Muslim sisters and brothers will need support to be able to practice our faith even amidst this COVID-19 crisis,” said Omel Guro, CARE Monitoring and Documentation Officer.
With the help of volunteers from Ad Finem Charitable Foundation, CARE was also to distribute the food packs to the IDPs in transitory shelter sites in barangays Boganga and Mipaga, Catholic Relief Services housing project in barangay Rorogagus, Rorogagus Phase II transitory shelter and in Areas 4 and 6 of Sagonsongan transitory shelter site.
CARE also distributed 100 personal protective equipment (PPEs), 100 face shields, and 15 boxes of face masks to Amai Pakpak Medical Center; 50 PPEs and 15 boxes of face mask each to the Marawi City Health Office and Integrated Provincial Health Office. (CARE Philippines/PIA ICIC)