In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, 2GO Sea Solutions has provided free port-to-port transportation of 500 tons of humanitarian materials from Manila to heavily typhoon-affected communities in the Philippines.
Cebu City Governor Gwendolyn Garcia distributes cash cards that can be used to buy housing materials as well as food and other basic necessities to help families rebuild their houses damaged by Typhoon Odette.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and members of her “UniTeam” went back to Siargao Island on Thursday to check the situation and oversee the continuing relief and rehabilitation efforts being undertaken for the victims of Typhoon Odette in the province.
The Department of Education said Thursday its requirement of coronavirus vaccination for teaching and non-teaching personnel who will participate in limited face-to-face classes is to prevent the spread of the virus, not a discrimination.
The government expects the increase of vaccine demand for pediatric vaccination as they will soon start vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 years old, National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., said Thursday.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno lauded the government and private sector, particularly the country’s leading drug stores, for offering additional access to Covid-19 vaccines through “Resbakuna sa Botika” program.
Japan and the International Organization for Migration have exchanged diplomatic notes for approximately PHP215.9 million projects that would provide shelter and medical equipment to provinces heavily affected by Typhoon Odette in parts of the Philippines.
Deputy Speaker Camille Villar said there is an urgent need to pass the packaging responsibility as consumers generate more single-use packaging and plastics from online purchases amid the coronavirus pandemic.