Sen. Go gives aid to typhoon-hit residents in 2 more Bulacan towns

Published December 2, 2020, 9:37 PM

by Freddie Velez

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go visited the municipality of Norzagaray, Bulacan and turned over hundreds of family packs and other assistance to victims of Typhoon “Ulysses” that hit the province recently. 

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go with Governor Daniel R. Fernando, Vice Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, Third District Representative Lorna Silverio, Norzagaray town Mayor Alfredo G. Germar, Vice Mayor Rogelio P. Santos, Sangguniang Panglunsod, and some village officials show fist bumps gesture to rise and heal as one. (Freddie C. Velez)

A short program was held at around 1:00 p.m. on December 2 at the Jesus is Lord Church Camp Praise Valley where typhoon victims gathered and proper health protocols were observed such as wearing of face masks and face shields and social distancing.

In his speech before Bulacan officials headed by Governor Daniel R. Fernando and Vice Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado including hundreds of residents, Go said that Duterte’s administration will continue its effort to deliver food donations to thousands of families affected by the recent typhoon. He said the larger amount of food donations has gone out to the hardest-hit provinces where more families have been affected and displaced.

A total of 791 family food packs, 25 bicycles, 26 computer tablets, medicines, vitamins, face masks, and face shields were turned over.

Go also announced that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will give cash assistance while the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will be giving “Kabuhayan sa Pagbangon” livelihood program to the affected families.

The senator said that they are also willing to help those with severe sickness and need an operation and telling them not to hesitate to approach them and they will shoulder the expenses.

Go and his team then proceeded to Pandi to turn over 631 family food packs, 25 bicycles, 25 computer tablets to be used by the students in online classes, medicines, vitamins, face masks, and face shields to typhoon-hit residents. The affected families also received cash assistance from DSWD and livelihood support from DTI.