Tacloban, Ormoc extend aid to quake-hit Kidapawan


The cities of Tacloban and Ormoc, both in Leyte, have extended assistance to earthquake-hit Kidapawan City.

Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez, through his representatives, turned over P500,000 worth of check to the city government of Kidapawan Monday, November 18.

Prior to that, on November 15, Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, through City Councilor Peter Rodriguez, handed over P1-million worth of check to the local government.

Ormoc LGU also lent its ambulance to Kidapawan following the series of strong earthquakes that rocked the city on October 16, 29, and 31.

Kidapawan LGU led by Mayor Joseph Evangelista thanked Tacloban and Ormoc, which were both devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda” in 2013, for their help.

“Makakatulong na sa recovery efforts ng Kidapawan City ang kanilang ipinaabot na tulong,” Kidapawan LGU said.