Philippine Army’s 53IB extends support to Typhoon Odette victims

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry Battalion

Through the Office of Civil Defense, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) provided humanitarian aid to the victims of Typhoon Odette in Surigao. The 53IB assisted victims of Typhoon Odette in Surigao by assisting in the transfer of various food items (FIs) and non-food items (NFIs) to OCD-CARAGA Region through the Office of… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB extends support to Typhoon Odette victims

Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

The Philippine Army received eight million pesos worth of much-needed supplies from Landers Superstore and property developer Deca Homes, which will be distributed to typhoon-stricken people in the Visayas and Mindanao. From December 21-22, the Philippine Army dispatched military trucks and staff to Lander’s branches across Metro Manila to collect relief supplies and consolidate them… Continue reading Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

Friends Rescued receive training from Office of Civil Defense

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

Friends Rescued (FRs) of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) attended a Community-Based Disaster and Risk Reduction Management (CBDRRM) Training Course held by the Office of Civil Defense Region 9 (OCD-IX) on August 26-27, 2021 at Chandler Suites in Pagadian City. The two-day CBDRRM training is a process in which at-risk communities actively… Continue reading Friends Rescued receive training from Office of Civil Defense