Press ReleaseWestMinCom facilitates distribution of food packs to fire victims in Zambo City
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WestMinCom facilitates distribution of food packs to fire victims in Zambo City

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City – August 20, 2021

Western Mindanao Command facilitated the distribution of food packs to the fire victims currently situated at Southcom Elementary School, Southcom Village, Calarian, this city.

Personnel from the Office of the Assistant Chief of Unified Command Staff for Civil-Military Operations, U7; 4th Civil Relations Group; and Joint Task Force Zamboanga distributed a total of 500 food packs to the victims at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Said food packs were donated by one of Western Mindanao State University’s Professors, Prof. Teng Catong. The command also distributed a total of 100 cases of bottled water.

It can be recalled that a huge conflagration transpired at Camella Drive, Southcom Village on Wednesday afternoon. Said incident razed almost a hundred houses to the ground and displaced more or less 116 families.

“The military is always here to help the people in all possible ways. This our own little way to the return the assistance extended by the citizens in all our endeavors,” said Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command.

“We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to our stakeholders for assisting us in the realization of this relief operation,” Lt. Gen. Vinluan, Jr. added.

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