Over 1,000 victims of the recent fire in Manila and Las Piñas received relief assistance from the Office of the Vice President through its Disaster Operations Center (DOC).
The OVP-DOC relief team brought 250 sacks of rice to residents of Barangay 310, District III in Sta. Cruz, Manila on May 22.
Ten kilograms of rice were distributed to each of the 1,250 families who were left homeless by the May 14 fire.
Today (May 24), the OVP-DOC also delivered relief assistance to the 350 families or 1,284 individuals who lost their homes to the May 15 fire in Barangay Talon Singko, Las Piñas City.
Each family was provided with a relief box that contains a mosquito net, slippers, hygiene and dental kits, sanitary pads, face masks, and disinfectant alcohol.