In a country that is prone to typhoons and earthquakes it is not enough to rely on assistance from the government. The private companies should extend humanitarian assistance most especially because their employees, stake holders and communities may have been affected.
Whenever there is a disaster or a catastrophe, the Lopez Group of companies combines it resources to provide relief, support and assistance to the people affected by natural calamities and disasters. This is a practice which has been handed down from generation to generation and has become a part of the DNA of the Lopez Group of Companies.
Humanitarian & Disaster Relief Assistance, The Lopez Way.
Sagip Kapamilya Conducts Relief Missions in Glenda-affected Areas
Hours after typhoon Glenda’s 185 kph winds tore through Albay, Sagip Kapamilya swooped into the capital, Legazpi City, to distribute relief goods to the affected families.
A total of 407 families received relief goods from ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Inc.’s emergency humanitarian assistance arm on July 16. According to program director Jun Dungo, the team will also send 2,000 relief packs and 1,000 clothes packs to typhoon victims in Bataan and Zambales.
In addition to these areas, Sagip Kamilya is conducting relief missions in Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Naga and Laguna as well as Metro Manila.
Sagip Kapamilya logoSagip Kapamilya logoTyphoon Glenda, which entered the Philippine area of responsibility on July 13, affected a total of 1,006, 360 persons. More than 700,000 of the affected individuals are based in the Bicol region, with CALABARZON accounting for at least 200,000 persons.
The typhoon left 38 persons dead and 10 others missing. To donate or volunteer, readers may call Sagip Kapamilya at 411-4995.