MANILA, Philippines- Inanunsyo ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) ang dalawang United States Marine Corps (USMC) KC-130J “Hercules” cargo planes na naghatid ng 4,800 family food packs sa Davao de Oro para ipamahagi sa landslide-affected communities.
Sinabi ni AFP public affairs office chief Col. Xerxes Trinidad nitong Lunes ng gabi na nanggaling ang relief packs sa Department of Social Welfare and Development.
“The goods were delivered in two sorties each and will be vital in providing aid to residents affected by recent flooding and landslides in the Davao and Caraga regions,” dagdag niya.
Ayon kay Trinidad, mayroong nakahandang 12 sorties para sa dalawang US Marine Corps aircraft na naglalayong makapaghatid hanggang 15,000 family food packs sa Miyerkules.
“The joint effort highlights the shared commitment of the two countries to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, as also emphasized in the recently concluded US-Philippine maritime cooperative activity (which took last February 9 to 10 in the West Philippine Sea)” daggda niya. RNT/SA