DATU BLAH SINSUAT, Maguindanao — Despite the heavy rain, one hundred and twenty (120) water containers with food packs were distributed by MENRE employees to the survivors of the Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Paeng in Brgy. Pura, Datu Blah Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte on 18 November 2022.

Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (MPDC) Engr. Juanito Acorin and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer (MDRRMO) Irene Dillo assisted in the distribution. An additional two hundred and fifty (250) packs of rice containing ten (10) kilograms of rice were also distributed, sourced from Project TABANG (Tulong Alay sa Bangsamorong Nangangailangan).

Adding to the first distribution in Brgy. Kusiong, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte last 14 November 2022, MENRE employees have already distributed a total of two hundred and forty (240) of the said donations.

The donation drive initiated by MENRE employees was part of the directive of BARMM Chief Minister Ahod B. Ebrahim to all ministries and offices of BARMM to offer a helping hand for the survivors of the STS Paeng.