Philippine Navy’s BRP Tarlac completes 5th relief mission in Visayas


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The Philippine Navy’s BRP Tarlac (LD601), skippered by CDR EMERSON F OXALES PN(GSC), successfully transported and delivered approximately 370 tons of relief cargoes for its 5th Relief Sortie Operation on February 1, 2022.

LD601 arrived and docked at Pier 4, Cebu City last January 30, 2022 wherein she carried consolidated relief goods and essential items from different government agencies, PN units, and stakeholders intended for typhoon affected communities in Cebu, Bohol and Negros Oriental.

NFC organic personnel together with its operational and tactical control units namely, Naval Installation Facility –Central (NIF-C), Marine Amphibious Ready Unit, 9th Marine Battalion (MARU, 9th MBn), Civil Military Operations Unit – Central (CMOU-C), Naval Special Operations Unit – 5 (NAVSOU-5), Naval Information and Communication Technology Station – Cebu (NICTS-C), Naval Reserve Center Eastern Visayas (NRCEV), and Naval Supply Depot Cebu (NSDC) participated in the unloading and hauling of relief goods from LD601. The assorted relief goods and cargoes will be organized and sorted out by CMOU-C and HNFC cargo personnel.

The Visayas Command, AFP, through Naval Forces Central, is one with the LGUs and partner stakeholders in bringing prompt, responsive and effective assistance to the communities affected by the onslaught of typhoon “Odette”.


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