DSWD releases additional food packs to Yolanda survivors in WV

Food subsidy in form of instant packed noodles and coffee from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional VI Office
Food subsidy in form of instant packed noodles and coffee from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional VI Office

Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Western Visayas (WV) will be receiving again another food subsidy in form of instant packed noodles and coffee from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region VI Office.

The DSWD-6 received a total of 57,955 boxes of noodles and 13,418 boxes of coffee from its national office recently and started releasing the allocation per city and municipality in the region. The goods are intended as additional assistance for Yolanda survivors.

“We urge the local government units (LGUs) to distribute them to the families as soon as possible to avoid expiration of goods,” said DSWD Regional Director Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre.

These will be given to more than 500,000 families affected by the typhoon. Each family will receive eight packs of noodles and six sachets of coffee.

Broken down, Antique has a total allocation of 5,169 boxes of noodles; Iloilo,20,184; Capiz, 15,454; Aklan, 10,265; and Negros Occidental, 6,883.

On the other hand, Antique has 1,194 boxes of coffee; Iloilo, 4,674; Antique, 1,194; Iloilo, 4,674; Capiz, 3,581; and Aklan, 2,375.