ITOGON, Philippines — At least 952 individuals who were displaced by Typhoon “Ompong” that ravaged northern Luzon in September 2018 received cash assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)in Cordillera on Thursday. The DSWD has been distributing livelihood assistance to displaced survivors from Itogon town in Benguet province since November 2018. From November 2018 to February this year, 1,584 people had received the assistance. Itogon was among the Benguet towns most devastated when Ompong hit northern Luzon. (Editor: Eden Estopace)Inquirer calls for support for the victims of typhoon OmpongResponding to appeals for help, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is extending its relief to victims of the recent typhoon Ompong.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer May 16, 2019 11:03 UTC