DA-10 and its employee association send relief assistance to R-13’s typhoon-stricken communities.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Relief assistance from DA Northern Mindanao and its Employees Association has arrived in DA CARAGA in Butuan City, today December 28 for the TY Odette affected communities in Caraga.

Four vehicles loaded with assorted relief assistance comprising of 758 packs of rice (5 kgs per pack), assorted vegetables (3.5 tons squash, 4 sacks potato, 2 sacks chayote, 6 tons banana) will benefit around 1,000 individuals in Dinagat Island and Surigao del Norte Province.

Meanwhile, 1,000 gallons of water (20 liters each gallon) is on transit from Cagayan de Oro City.

DA-10 Regional Executive Carlene C. Collado said that four DA Mindanao regions will converge today in Butuan City to hand over the gathered assistance for the Caraga region, which was identified as the most affected region in Mindanao.

Dir. Collado is grateful to the President of Jejor’s Construction Corporation, Mr. Jordan G. Tiu for lending their 10-wheeler truck in transporting the water gallons, the DA-10 employees, DA Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and the Lantapan Vegetable Farmers Marketing Coop. for extending their assistance. # (ATC/Photo Credits: DA-10 and DA-13)