Friday, December 30, 2011

PCSO chief Checks ‘Sendong’ victims in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan

by Jumalyn J. Picato

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY NEWS - The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)Chairperson Margie Juico recently visited this city to extend financial assistance to families affected by tropical storm ‘Sendong.’

PCSO has allotted Php 4.8 million worth of endowment fund for the health needs of the storm victims.

“I just want to check the hospital, Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), where we gave Php 4.8 million for us to manage and take good care of the people who became sick because of the calamity,” Juico said.

Likewise, Juico personally visited sitio Cala-Cala of brgy. Macasandig, one of the evacuation centers in the city to bring support and to evaluate the condition of the victims on the onslaught.

She also went to Iligan city after her stints in Cagayan de Oro.

Mario S. Pelisco, PCSO chief of lottery operations in Northern Mindanao, on the other hand, said families affected by ‘Sendong’ can freely come to NMMC for medical assistance.

“When it comes to the victims of Sendong, PCSO is here ready to help,” he said.

 

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