PRO-11 set to serve Yolanda victims via outreach mission PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 April 2014 14:06

ThePolice Regional Office -11 based in Davao City will conduct a medical-dental outreach mission in Samar and Leyte   for the benefit of victims of Typhoon Yolanda.

The areas of Samar, Leyte, Bohol and Cebu was devastated by the monster typhoon and billions worth of properties were destroyed while thousands of people died and hundreds are still unaccounted for.

Supt. Roderick Valdez, chief of the PRO-11 Dental Office, said that all members of its medical team are ready  and eager to serve as part of their  humanitarian mission.

“We are waiting for the go signal of our Regional Director,” Valdez said.

Before Typhoon Yolanda, Zamboanga City was attacked by MNLF rebels  on September 9 ,2013. Billions worth of properties were also destroyed following the armed confrontation between government forces and the MNLFrebels.  After  the siege, Zamboanga City experienced nine days of continuous rains that flooded many barangays and displaced many families.

On the other hand, Supt. Abita Mates, chief of the Police Regional Office -9 Health Service,  disclosed that her command will conduct a free  medical-dental outreach program in Barangay Tagasilay on April 10,2014.

Mates called on  the residents in the area to avail of the free medical-dental services.

According to her,  the mission is a regular health service program as part their summer humanitarian activitiestfor the people in Zamboanga Peninsula. — Allen Abastillas