CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Three trucks loaded with tons of relief goods heading to Cagayan region has been dispatched on Thursday night (November 19) as assistance for the victims of typhoon Ulysses from Police Regional Office 3 is already underway.
Prior dispatch, a send-off ceremony including the blessing for the troops and mobility was held at the PRO3 Parade Ground, Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.
PRO3 Regional Director P/Brig. Gen. Valeriano T. De Leon said that the humanitarian drive is an immediate response to the call of PNP Chief Gen. Debold M. Sinas to help fellow Filipinos especially in times of crisis.
“The Central Luzon cops together with our stakeholders recognize the crucial need of providing assistance to our kababayans and my fellow Cagayanos who greatly suffered from severe flooding brought about by the typhoon, this is the best time to extend our help and our provision of services to needy communities is expected,” De Leon said.
Over 5,000 relief packs will be distributed to families most hit by the natural calamity which were packed by PRO3 personnel as early as Tuesday (Nov. 17).
“Every member of the society should join hands and do the best we can to help those in need. Let the Bayanihan spirit live among us especially this time of crisis,” the PRO3 head added.
Among the first ones to extend support were Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando, Nueva Ecija Governor Aurelio Umali, Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda, Ms. Joy Jose-Gutierrez of Trust Trade, Engr. Louie Sarmiento of ORICA & APEX Mining and Congressman Arnel Ty. (RONDA BALITA Online)