By MB Online
The Korean government has donated P15 million (US$300,000) to the Philippines to assist in the emergency relief operations in Ompong-hit areas.
Korean ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-man handed over the humanitarian aid to Philippine Red Cross chairman, Sen. Richard Gordon yesterday, September 20, at the PRC Tower in Mandaluyong City.
Han said he hopes the Korean government’s contribution will help relieve the suffering of the affected Filipino communities and assist in their quickest possible recovery from the tragedy.
The Korean ambassador also extended his sympathies to the Philippines and expressed solidarity with the Filipinos who were affected by typhoon “Ompong.”