40,000 families in Cebu, Leyte get relief goods from Russia

[caption id="attachment_3841" align="aligncenter" width="775"] TONS of assorted canned meat and canned fish from Russia were unpacked from their boxes and neatly stacked at the Ateneo de Cebu gym prior to the repackaging of the relief goods for the typhoon-ravaged residents in Cebu and Leyte provinces.[/caption]
CLOSE to 40,000 families in the calamity-stricken areas of Cebu and Leyte provinces have received the relief assistance extended by the government of the Russian Federation in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda.
The nearly 60 tons of Russian relief goods were entirely released last Wednesday (Nov.

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NGO, 2GO set up relief distribution in Ormoc



Donors may coordinate with 2GO and Balay Mindanaw
Kindhearted donors with no definite recipients yet in areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda may send their shipment of relief goods through 2GO vessels to the non-government organization Balay Mindanaw that has set up a relief distribution center in Ormoc City.
The 2GO Group has earlier expanded its service of free shipment of relief goods to Tagbilaran City after the October 15, 2013 earthquake to include Ormoc City in Leyte in the aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda. The usual three Cebu-Ormoc Supercat trips has been increased to four daily.

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Armed groups with trucks ‘lead’ looting: Tacloban traders

[caption id="attachment_3744" align="alignleft" width="1135"] Tacloban and Cebu businessmen face Cebu media and some bloggers at Lakwatsa in Mandaeu City -- (from left) Mario Panganiban, Jean Marechaux, Andrew Ng, Joe Ng, Philip Tan, Consul Antonio Chiu, Regan King, and Junie Luna.[/caption]

Media reports of desperate survivors pushed to loot supermarkets and warehouses by hunger are largely inaccurate.

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