To give immediate aid and to help in the recovery of the fire incident victims at Barangay Pantay Fatima last May 8, 2021, the City Government of Vigan through the City Social Welfare and Development Office provided hygiene kits, relief supplies, half cavan of rice and cash assistance to the four affected families.
“Upon our initial assessment, the families almost lost all their belongings and in the CSWDO is very much willing to help them through our Emergency Shelter Assistance Program.” CSWD Officer Ma. Celerina Agcamaran said.
Meanwhile, the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Regional Field Office I handed additional food packs to the said families last May 13, 2021.
City Mayor Juan Carlo Medina further instructed the CSWD to assist the victims as soon as possible to ensure the safety of the families especially that we’re under the pandemic.
The Emergency Shelter Assistance of the DSWD aims to give immediate support to the disaster victims whose houses are hardly devastated. Construction materials were given to the affected families to ensure the reconstruction of their houses.