DAVAO CITY – Over 20 victims of a fire incident received their cash aid and rice packs from the Office of the First Congressional District on Thursday afternoon at Kasilak Gym, Barangay 76-A Bucana of this city.

Representative Paolo Duterte’s office distributed cash and rice packs to the 27 families affected of the recent fire incident at Purok 13-B. Of the 27 families, 10 are house owners, five sharers, six renters and six boarders.

All victims are temporarily sheltered at the Kasilak Gymnasium in the barangay. Initial report said that around 20 houses were gutted by fire leaving the victims homeless at the moment. Local government validates the affected families.

The barangay, in behalf of the victims, expressed their gratitude to the first congressional district office, especially to the young congressman, for the immediate response to the needs of the fire victims amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

The district office has been providing cash assistance and food packs not only to its constituents, but also to other areas of the city where people are also in need of assistance like families/people affected of the pandemic and other emergency incidents.

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