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PH Red Cross water tankers continue to supply water to Paeng-affected communities

MANDALUYONG CITY -- The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) deployed water tankers and bladders to ensure a steady supply of clean water to Severe Tropical Storm Paeng-affected areas of Laguna, Maguindanao, Cotabato City, and Zamboanga City.

Clean potable water is one of the major lifelines that was disrupted due to the effects of ‘Paeng’ affecting thousands of families across several provinces. As of November 2, PRC water tankers have already distributed 141,670 liters of water. Meanwhile, the PRC food trucks have also served 9,278 hot meals to people displaced by the storm.

PRC volunteers and staff continue to bring much-needed humanitarian aid to Paeng-affected cities and provinces across the country.

As of date, 38 cities and provinces such as Aklan, Antique, Aurora, Bacolod City, Bataan, Batangas, Bohol, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Cavite, Cotabato City, Dumaguete City, Iligan City, Iloilo City, Iriga City, Kalinga, Laguna, Maguindanao, Malolos City, Manila City, Marikina City, Marinduque, Masbate City, Muntinlupa City, Naga City, Negros Occidental, Northern Samar, Quezon City, Romblon, Roxas City, San Pablo City, Santa Rosa City, Sorsogon, Tawi-Tawi, Valenzuela City, Western Samar, and Zamboanga City have been reached by PRC humanitarian aid. (Philippine Red Cross)

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