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‘Odette’ Victims In NegOr Get Water Relief From Utility Firm

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‘Odette’ Victims In NegOr Get Water Relief From Utility Firm

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Typhoon victims in the towns and cities of Negros Oriental have received thousands of liters of water from the Metro Dumaguete Water (MDW) in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette last December 16.

MDW, a joint venture between Metro Pacific Water and the Dumaguete City Water District, said it has delivered over 300,000 liters of water already to typhoon-stricken areas such as Bais City, Manjuyod, Bindoy, and Jimalalud.

“We started the delivery of water two days after the onslaught,” MDW spokesperson Kate Young said in a statement Wednesday.

MDW partners in the distribution of water throughout the holidays are Maayo Shipping, Rotary Club, the local government unit of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative II (NORECO II), the Philippine National Police, and Philippine Red Cross.

The MDW and Dumaguete Press Club proceeded on Jan. 12, 2022 to Bais City to deliver assistance to typhoon victims.

They brought a water tanker with 15,000 liters of water, in partnership with Maayo Shipping; 150 carboys of water; 100 packs of rice and canned goods; extra water containers and additional canned goods from the Dumaguete Press Club.

Bais City Mayor Mercedes Goñi was quoted as saying “God is good. After the typhoon, people have willingly offered support non-stop, such as Metro Dumaguete Water, even without us asking”.

City administrator lawyer Romela Mae Lozano Napao said: “we will always remember that MDW was the first to respond, providing us drinking water after the typhoon. We are very thankful”. (PNA)

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