Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

Photo courtesy of 52nd Engineering Bde, PA/ OACE

The 52nd Engineer Brigade (52EBde) of the Philippine Army continued to support local government entities in the restoration and rehabilitation activities for towns hit by Typhoon Odette on January 9, 2022 in northeastern Mindanao. Since mid-December 2021, when Typhoon Odette blew over Mindanao and Visayas, 52EBde has been providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief. Seven… Continue reading Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

NTF-ELCAC condemns alleged NPA attack on evacuees during Typhoon Odette

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) condemned the alleged attack carried out by the rebel New Peoples’ Army (NPA) during the height of the preemptive evacuation due to typhoon Odette. At the online press conference, NTF-ELCAC spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said how can the public believe that the rebels are fighting… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC condemns alleged NPA attack on evacuees during Typhoon Odette

Army helps rebuild typhoon-damaged communities

Photo courtesy of Philippine Army

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

BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Photo credits to BRP Tausug (LC295)

The Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Tausug (LC295) has been tireless in carrying out various sealift, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations in the areas devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas. Since December 18, LC295 has been conducting sealift and HADR missions under the operational control of Naval Forces Central to assist those who have… Continue reading BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental

Photo courtesy of 6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

The 6th Infantry Division (6ID), based in Central Mindanao, launched a massive humanitarian assistance and relief operation in Negros Occidental, involving over 100 personnel and 19 vehicles that transported essential supplies to typhoon-affected communities. Food, bottled water, construction materials, three generator sets, solar flood lights, and various debris clearing equipment arrived in three separate batches… Continue reading Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental

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

Relief goods from Fort Bonifacio arrive in Visayas and Mindanao

Photo courtesy of 4CMO Battalion, 4ID, PA

Soldiers from the Philippine Army spent New Year’s Day away from their families, transporting 47 tons of aid from the Army’s main headquarters in Metro Manila to the Visayas and Mindanao. Starting on December 30, 2021, troops aboard 21 military trucks travelled for three days and over 1,000 kilometers from Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, to… Continue reading Relief goods from Fort Bonifacio arrive in Visayas and Mindanao

AFP Mobile Kitchen in Cebu receives donations from San Miguel Foundation

Photo courtesy of VISCOM

San Miguel Foundation, Inc. donated canned goods worth P500,000 to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), which will be used to feed typhoon victims in Cebu Province through the AFP Mobile Kitchen. On December 30, 2021, the donations were delivered to Mactan Air Base by Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft. The canned goods will… Continue reading AFP Mobile Kitchen in Cebu receives donations from San Miguel Foundation

BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

Photo courtesy of Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao

The BRP Hilario Ruiz (PC378) is now on its 14th day of humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations, transporting cargoes for Typhoon Odette victims in Surigao del Norte. Aside from relief supplies, the BRP Hilario Ruiz, which is part of the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM), transports essential passengers such as Department of Health… Continue reading BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas

Photos courtesy of S1JO Melchor M Alcala Jr PN (NFCPAO)

BRP Tarlac (LD 601), one of the Philippine Navy’s largest ships, arrives in Cebu port on Friday, December 31 for the second wave of relief assistance. The Philippine Navy ship is carrying hundreds of tons of essential supplies, such as relief goods, equipment, and a specialized team, to aid in the ongoing efforts to repair… Continue reading Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas