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Nagueños help in blood donation drive for the Albayanos

By: Armie B. Gunay

The Bicol Medical Center (BMC), in partnership with the Naga City Scholars Guild and the City Government of Naga, conducted a blood donation drive activity dubbed as the “Dugong Nagueño, Alay sa mga Albayano”, February 6, at the Naga City People’s Hall.

The activity aims to contribute more blood reserves in the blood bank at the Bicol Regional Blood Center in Legazpi City.

Naga ‘Tabang Mayon’ team goes to Albay

By: Armie B. Gunay, CEPPIO

After launching last week a donation drive with the hashtag #TabangMayon2018— a Naga City humanitarian mission in Albay aiming to help the evacuees in several cities and municipalities in the said province who were forced to leave home for safety reasons with the Mayon Volcano magmatic eruption, the Tabang Mayon team, led by Mayor John Bongat, went to Camalig, Guinobatan and Ligao City, Tuesday, January 23, to conduct the relief operation.

The team, composite of the heads and representative personnel from City Government of Naga, the Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI), the Metro Naga Water District (MNWD), the Naga City Urban Poor Federation, the Naga City Hall Press Corps, and others, went to the sites early morning delivering three truckloads of relief goods (hygiene kit supplies and food items)— toothbrushes, toothpastes, sanitary napkins, body soaps, diapers, face towels, canned goods, rice, noodles and bottled water— for the evacuees.

Naga launches help for Mayon eruption evacuees

By: Armie B. Gunay

The City Government of Naga, led by Mayor John Bongat, together with the Naga City People’s Council (NCPC), Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) and the Lingkod Barangay Office (LBO), launched a donation drive to help the evacuees in several cities and municipalities in the province of Albay who were forced to leave home for safety reasons with the Mayon Volcano magmatic eruption.

The program was tagged #TabangMayon2018— a Naga City humanitarian mission in Albay which will be heading in the province, particularly in Camalig, Guinobatan and Ligao City, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

The mission will be helping the evacuees with hygiene kit supplies and food items— toothbrushes, toothpastes, sanitary napkins, body soaps, diapers, face towels, canned goods, rice, noodles and bottled water.

Cash donations under the Naga City Government bank account is also encouraged among contributors.

The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) will serve as the drop- off and coordinating center for the donations.

About 30,000 individuals have already been staying in the evacuation centers in the province of Albay, as reported, which has now been declared under the State of Calamity.

Meanwhile, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has been continuing their efforts in the monitoring of the volcanic eruptions of Mt. Mayon.