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Duterte vows swift aid for earthquake-hit Batangas

department of social welfare and development sets up tents outside the batangas provincial capitol to serve as temporary shelter
DSWD AID. The Department of Social Welfare and Development sets up tents outside the Batangas Provincial Capitol to serve as temporary shelter for evacuees. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler

‘I have personally ordered that relief operations be undertaken immediately to restore normalcy to the affected areas as soon as possible,’ says President Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 10, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte assured residents of earthquake-hit Batangas that the government is “on top of the situation,” as he prepared to leave for a week-long trip to the Middle East. Continue reading Duterte vows swift aid for earthquake-hit Batangas