Five senators visit Legazpi, Daraga to conduct relief operation for evacuees


Five senators have visited Legazpi and Daraga in Albay today for an outreach program for the evacuees of Mayon eruption.

Senators Joel Villanueva, Nancy Binay, Sonny Angara, Migz Zubiri, and JV Erjercito led the relief operation for the affected residents today.

The senators dropped by in four schools, namely, Albay Central School; Bitano Elementary School; both in Legazpi City and Gabawan Elementary School, and Bascaran High School in Daraga.

The Senators also held a hearing on universal health care.

“We are here in Legazpi with @migzzubiri @sonnyangara @nancybinay @jvejercitoand we are going to 4 schools for the relief operation and the universal health care hearing. #workworkwork,” Senator Villanueva said in a tweet.

For Senator Angara, he said in another tweet that it’s “nice to be back in Bicol.”

Also present during the relief operations was Ako Bicol Party-List Rep. Rodel Batocabe.

According to Ako-Bicol party-list, a total of 1,634 families or 6,120 individuals have benefited from the said relief operations.

Alert Level 4 remains in effect over Mayon Volcano for more than a month now.

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