International help Marawi victims
Tons of donations and assistances from different countries have started to pour in for the victims of the latest conflict in Marawi city.
Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Kim Jae-Shin personally delivered to the Philippine Red Cross humanitarian aid amounting to P5 million for all the civilians that were displaced by the conflict in the southern part of the Philippines.
During the turnover ceremony for the said aid, Kim expressed his condolences to the victims. He also hopes that the battle will end very soon.
The aid will be reserved for the water, food, and non-food needs for the evacuees. It will also be used to construct portables toilets and bathing facilities in different evacuation centers in Marawi City.
Aside from the Korean government, Indian government also offered assistance to the rehabilitation of Marawi and also to support the country’s fight against terrorism.
Korea is also committed to fight against terrorism. Korea is ready to provide indispensable help to the Philippines in this time of hardship.
“I hope the donations will relieve difficulty for some evacuees in Marawi. We Koreans hope this instance will be solved as soon as possible… The next steps will be the Koreans’ participation in the rehabilitation and rebuilding of Marawi,” Kim said.
Kim also mentioned the Filipino contribution during the Korean war
“We cannot forget the participation of Filipino soldiers during the Korean War. When we think of the casualties, it is not really acceptable. We will walk together to deter terrorism,” he said.
Kim said that Korea’s help is just a token of friendship. Senator Richard Gordon, chairman of the Philippine Red cross, acknowledge the donation. Gordon thanks to the Korean government for the said help.
“Thank you for your kindness to the people of #Marawi Your donation is very timely, very important,”
Sources: https://www.abante.com.ph | www.philstar.com | newsinfo.inquirer.net