The local government of San Carlos City in Negros Occidental received hygiene kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) from the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region 6 on Sunday morning, September 5.
OCD-6 Regional Director Jose Roberto Nuñez handed over the said donation to Mayor Renato Gustilo and City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer Joe Recalex Alingasa Jr.
Nuñez said the OCD serves disaster-stricken areas caused by fire, flooding, and all kinds of hazards; take the initiative to approach the local government unit and turnover the kits and distribute it to the victims, especially with the big fire that happened in the city’s Parola last August 31, 2021.
A total of 215 hygiene kits were turned over for said fire victims while the PPEs consisting of 50 face masks, 50 face shields and 50 coveralls will be distributed to the frontliners.
The hygiene kit consists of a toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and bath soap. White hand towel, white bath towel, hair comb, sanitary napkin, and laundry detergent will also be distributed./WDJ