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Singaporean soldiers send in relief packages for Marawi victims

Sinagaporean soldiers send in relief goods for Marawi victims

Source: Sunstar.com

Singaporean soldiers aboard a C-130 plane arrived at Laguindingan Airport yesterday, August 7, with large boxes of relief goods to be dispersed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Marawi City.

In an article from Sunstar.com, the Republic of Singapore Air Force with the Singaporean Red Cross delivered the relief good packages consisting of 30 five-man tents, 3,120 packets of field rations, 200 blankets, three sets of medical supply, 1080 bottled water, 64 pieces of dynamo lights, and three water filtration units which will be given to the evacuees through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Region 10 at the evacuation centers in Iligan City.

Colonel Lee Kuan Chung, the director of Changi Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Coordination Centre, said that the armed forces of Singapore are glad to provide help to the Philippine Military in its fight against Islamist extremism in Marawi City and to support its mission to rehabilitate the victims of the war.

According to Singaporean Red Cross Youth Volunteer named Lim Chong Tee, each of the three water filtration equipment donated can purify over a thousand bottled waters in one hour which is very useful to the evacuation centers.

 

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