4th Service Project for the victims of typhoons in the Philippine
The International Association of Youth and Students for Peace-Pilipinas joined the project called True Love in Action: Tulong-tulong sa Pagbangon, a project spearheaded by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, Universal Peace Federation, the Women’s Federation for World Peace in cooperation with the Local Government Unit of Municipality of Baggao, Cagayan Valley Region last November 28, 2020.
According to the latest data of the Regional Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the entire Cagayan Valley Region (Region II) has 236,043 families with 845,564 individuals affected by 1,097 barangays. The location of most of the affected areas was downstream or low-lying areas.
Nagtipunan was one of the most affected areas within the province of Quirino. On the other hand, Baggao, in the Province of Cagayan, was the worst affected municipality of all the 25 other municipalities, including Tuguegarao City being its Capital. On the other hand, Ilagan City was recorded as the most affected zone in the Province of Isabela.
There are a total of 550 family beneficiaries who received the food packs, with 30 volunteers who joined the service project bringing with them the joy of living for others.
They said: Truly, there is great joy in giving; but seeing the devastated areas, crops, especially those who lost their loved ones, is even more painful.
With this, the need for environmental reform is urgent and is a call.