Butuan City – A total of 14,762 family packs were already released to nine (9) Local Government Units (LGUs) and the office of Congressman Lawrence H. Fortun, Representative of Butuan City and Las Nieves by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The on-going disaster operation is spearheaded by Assistant Regional Director for Operations Mita G. Lim.
The places which were provided with family packs augmentation were Butuan City 3, 908, Jabonga, Agusan del Norte 1,700, Remedios T. Romualdez, Agusan del Norte 304, Tubay, Agusan del Norte 500, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte 350, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur 1,000, Mainit, Surigao del Norte 1,500, Tago, Surigao del Sur 1,000, Province of Dinagat Islands 2, 000 and Las Nieves was also provided with 2, 500 family packs.
The family packs contain 3 kilos of rice, 3 pieces Sardines, 3 pieces Corned beef, 6 pieces Noodles and 6 pieces Coffee.
Regional Director Minda B. Brigoli directed to activate DSWD quick response team to continuously monitor the areas affected by the tropical depression Agaton on January 17, 2014. ### Social Marketing Unit Maria Cecilia Sosas.