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DSWD seeks help in packing relief goods for Urduja and Vinta victims

Department of Social Welfare and Development (screen grabbed from internet)

The Department of Social Welfare and Development is asking for volunteers to help in packing relief goods for the victims of Tropical Depression Urduja and Tropical Storm Vinta.

According to DSWD, about 500 volunteers are needed to pack relief goods in the National Resource Operations Center in Pasay City.

Based on the data of the DSWD, there are 705 families in evacuation centers in the Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, and MIMAROPA region due to the onslaught of Urduja.

Meanwhile, about 7,859 families are staying in 151 evacuation center, mostly in the Surigao Area.

For those seeking to volunteer, they can contact DSWD through the telephone number 553-9864.

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