Nueva Ecija – The Local Government of Licab and 84th Infantry ‘Victorious’ Battalion joined hands in the conduct of relief operations for the residents of Sitio Carriedo, Brgy Sta Maria, Licab, Nueva Ecija who were directly affected by the Severe Tropical Storm “MARING” on October 12.
The affected residents received five kilos of rice, six canned goods, four noodles and six sachets of coffee for each household.
According to Hon Eufemia D Domingo, Municipal Mayor of Licab, “Ang pagtugon sa emergency na ito ay madalian upang hindi makaranas ng gutom ang mga naapektuhang pamilya.” She added that, “Dapat maipamahagi ang mga tulong na pagkain ng walang pagliban.”
The residents are all safe and thankful for the initiatives of LGU Licab and Army by acting immediately in extending assistance for the affected constituents.
According to First Lieutenant Ralph Andy Ranario, Company Commander of Alpha Company, 84IB, “Ang inyong kasundaluhan ay palaging nakahandang tumulong at maglingkod para sa ating mga kababayan katuwang ang mga lokal na pamahalaan lalo na sa mga panahong may krisis dulot ng masamang panahong nararanasan.”
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Enrico Gil C Ileto, Commanding Officer of 84th Infantry ‘Victorious’ Battalion lauded the troops in teaming up with the LGU in acting immediately by extending support to the affected residents. He also ensured the continued collaboration and partnership of the 84IB and LGUs in delivering basic services to the Novo Ecijanos.