Army helps rebuild typhoon-damaged communities

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The Philippine Army is stepping up its rehabilitation efforts in Eastern Visayas for typhoon-affected families. The Army’s 8th Infantry Division has dispatched carpentry teams to assist typhoon victims in repairing damage to their homes caused by Typhoon Odette, the country’s strongest and most destructive tropical cyclone in 2021. To assist typhoon-affected families in Maasan City,… Continue reading Army helps rebuild typhoon-damaged communities

8ID continues humanitarian assistance efforts for typhoon victims in Southern Leyte

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More than two weeks after Typhoon Odette wreaked havoc on Southern Leyte, the Army’s 8th Infantry Division is still providing humanitarian aid to typhoon victims. On December 28, the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade and 93rd Infantry Battalion teamed up with the SM Foundation’s Operation Tulong Express and SM Cares to assist typhoon-affected families in San… Continue reading 8ID continues humanitarian assistance efforts for typhoon victims in Southern Leyte

Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Typhoon Odette-hit communities

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The Philippine Army is continuing its rehabilitation and relief efforts in areas ravaged by Typhoon Odette, the country’s strongest and most destructive tropical cyclone this year. The 8th Infantry Division sent carpentry teams to the towns of Bontoc and Sogod in Southern Leyte to assist residents in repairing their homes that had been damaged by… Continue reading Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Typhoon Odette-hit communities

Navy delivers 1000 family food packs to Limasawa Island

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In partnership with Tanging Yaman Foundation, the Civil Military Operations Unit – Central donated 1,000 Family Food Packs to typhoon-affected residents in Limasawa Island, Southern Leyte. On the evening of December 24, 2021, Naval Forces Central dispatched its navy patrol craft, BRP Abraham Campo (PC396), to deliver the aforementioned family food packs. They witnessed the… Continue reading Navy delivers 1000 family food packs to Limasawa Island

Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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The Philippine Army units in the Visayas and Mindanao commenced on Friday, December 17, 2021, humanitarian assistance and disaster-response efforts in towns devastated by Typhoon Odette. Various troops of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division conducted rescue and relief operations in towns devastated by Odette, the country’s fiercest tropical cyclone this year. In Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del… Continue reading Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

Over 200 Eastern Visayas villages now NPA-free — Philippine Army

Between 2019 and mid-2021, at least 213 villages in Eastern Visayas were purged of New People’s Army (NPA) influence, spanning the first two years of the “whole-of-nation” approach to eradicating the communist terrorist group. There are 94 villages in Samar province, 45 in Eastern Samar, 41 in Leyte, 29 in Northern Samar, and four in… Continue reading Over 200 Eastern Visayas villages now NPA-free — Philippine Army