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PRRM holds its
second relief operation

The held its second relief operation and Christmas gift-giving in collaboration with international and national networks and groups, in three areas in Negros Occidental recently, its press release said.

More than 1,200 packs of food items, mineral water, and assorted clothing were distributed to marginal fisherfolk in coastal communities in Hinigaran, Sagay City and Bacolod City. The assistance came from the PRRM National Office and Friends, People to People Aid of Japan, Rotary International District 3800, Manuel P. Manahan Foundation, Araullo High School Batch 1987, Samal Bataan Health Center, PRRM Friends in the Netherlands, and the Fil-Australian Community/KMART/Queensland, the press release also said.

PRRM also turned over 108 solar lamps donated by the Japan-based Association of Medical Doctors, for power-deprived areas in Panay and Negros.

With the Negros CSO Task Force, PEF and WevNet/Negros Caucus, it also held the first relief mission in Cadiz City, that was hardest hit by super-typhoon Yolanda.

Around 500 food packs and several small cartons of old clothes were distributed in Cadiz to members of small fisher organizations, urban poor and agrarian reform communities, the press release added.*

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