Albay gov’t’s medical mission for evacuees reaches Tabaco City

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Almost a thousand evacuees have benefited from the medical mission in Tabaco City brought by the provicial government of Albay today.

A total of 255 families or 995 individuals have been evacuated in San Antonio Elementary School at Barangay Magapo, Tabaco City, Albay due to the continuous and unpredictable eruptive activities of Mayon Volcano.

“The Provincial Government of Albay (PGA) through the Albay Friendly Basic Health Care Providers (AFBHCP) volunteered to provide optical, dental, and clinical services to both adult and children evacuees,” the province said.

Alert Level 4 remains in effect over Mayon. Thousand of residents have already fled their home due to the eruption of Mayon.

“As of this morning this January 26, 2018, AFBCHP has given medical service and medicines to 275 patients,” the province said.

The province also said that the Dios Mabalos Po Foundation, Inc. gave medicines for toddlers and infants.

“Amidst the ongoing medical mission, relief goods were also distributed to the evacuees. The relief goods included 255 food packs from PGA, 255 dignity kits and blankets from DSWD. 255 blankets were also donated by Cynthia Villar,” said the province.

Meanwhile, Provincial board member Ray Bragais, in celebration of his upcoming birthday, has distributed canned goods and snacks to the residents.