The Operation Sagip team distributes relief packs and foam mattresses to affected residentsOperation Sagip recently distributed relief packs as well as 1,800 Gusto Kong Mag-Aral backpacks filled with school supplies to displaced children who are enrolled in Pantao Ragat and Balo-i in Lanao del Norte as part of its Gusto Kong Mag-Aral campaign.
Four evacuation centers— the Gomampong Ali Gym in Balo-i and the Buruun School of Fisheries Gym, the Ma. Christina covered court and the Sta. Elena covered court in Iligan City—were also installed with viewing stations in partnership with SKYdirect. Operation Sagip donated four television sets which will be managed by the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD) and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office after the crisis, while SKYdirect provided satellite dishes for free.
Thus far, Operation Sagip has served 22,611 families in the affected areas.
A total of 3,700 hygiene kits, in addition, were turned over to the Armed Forces of the Philippines to be given to the Marawi troops.
These relief efforts for the internally displaced persons in Mindanao affected by the armed crisis in Marawi were implemented in partnership with ABS-CBN Regional in Mindanao; ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current
Affairs; the CSWD offices of Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and Marawi; the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office of Lanao del Sur; the Provincial Police offices of Misamis Oriental, Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro; local Red Cross staff; the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion; and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.-Bantay Bata North Mindanao.