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TESDA Davao Occidental distributes relief assistance to flood victims

STA. MARIA, Davao Occidental – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Davao Occidental Provincial Office has provided timely aid to the flood victims in the municipality of Sta. Maria.

With its utmost effort to extend immediate assistance affected by the onslaught of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) in the municipality, TESDA Davao Occidental together with the Provincial Training Center-Malita successfully conducted “TESDAmayan” relief operation on November 23, 2022 in Barangays Poblacion and San Agustin.

The relief operation provided relief goods and food packs to over 200 affected families by the recent flooding incident last November 17, 2022.

This assistance under “TESDAmayan” symbolizes the distinct sympathetic nature of the Filipinos who are always ready to help their kababayans in distress, especially in times of calamities.

During the visit, the TESDA Davao Occidental personnel had the chance to personally meet and asked the current situation of the affected families who expressed their utmost appreciation and gratitude to the agency for providing them assistance and basic necessities in these trying times.

The provincial office is also considering to provide skills training on carpentry for the affected families to capacitate them in restoring their respective houses since most of them were rendered homeless, and they are currently housed in an emergency shelter in the evacuation area provided by the local government unit. (TESDA Davao Occidental)

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