(Left Photo) Volunteers load the relief goods as DSWD staff Theresa Bedaurre (in brown jacket) and Cyril Manginsay (beside her) check the filing of family packs.
(Left Photo) Volunteers load the relief goods as DSWD staff Theresa Bedaurre (in brown jacket) and Cyril Manginsay (beside her) check the filing of family packs.

Butuan City, Jan 23 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga has increased its relief assistance to Php 9,435,598.32 to the affected families in the region.

Three million pesos (P3,000,000.00) of the said amount came from DSWD Field Office XI. Other private organization like the EQUI_PARCO has also extended its help to the flood victims which cost P 1,500,000.00.

The additional relief goods have already been distributed to the places of Surigao City 500 family packs, Province of Dinagat Islands 2,000 family packs, Tubay 1,000 family packs and Butuan City 4,000 family packs which were all transported by the military truck.

Dir. Minda B. Brigoli directed to continue repacking of family packs as the agency is always ready to augment at any given time to support the request of the LGUs. #### Social Marketing Unit/Maria Cecilia N. Sosas