Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) City and Iligan City

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday appealed for aid for victims of flashfloods brought about by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) City and Iligan City.

Binay said any kind of relief assistance would greatly help the victims.

“Our kababayans in CDO and Iligan are in dire need of our help. Donations, whether in cash or in kind, would go a long way towards easing their suffering,” he said.

Binay said that Christmas is the season of giving and hoped that the spirit of the holiday season “would touch generous hearts to help those in need.”

He also asked for prayers for those who died in the floods.

The Vice President flew to CDO and personally distributed 2,880 bags of relief goods to Kagay-anons staying at the evacuation centers in Macasandig, City Central Elementary School and West City Elementary School.

He also went to funeral homes and extended cash assistance and his condolences to families who lost their loved ones in the wake of the massive floods.

Meanwhile, Binay ordered the Office of the Vice President to distribute 5,000 bags of relief goods to victims in Iligan City; 5,000 to Dumaguete City; and another 10,000 bags to CDO.

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