OVP sends aid to Lanao del Sur

Maricel Butardo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 18 2017 11:54 AM

The Office of the Vice President sends some 5,000 relief goods to Lanao del Sur for Marawi evacuees.

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Around 5,000 packs of food and non-food packs were sent to Lanao del Sur by the Office of the Vice President (OVP), Sunday morning.

The OVP said the packs, which are being provided in partnership with Xavier University, contain 3 kilos of rice, noodles, canned goods, energy drinks, crackers and sanitary napkins.

The relief packs, are intended for evacuees in Saguiaran, Balo-i, and Iligan City.

The OVP said this was its means of providing aid to the evacuees, especially those who have yet to receive assistance amid the Marawi crisis.

On May 26, food and non-food items that include blankets and "malong " were also delivered to at least 8,000 evacuees.