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NAVFORSOL pre-positions relief goods in anticipation of Typhoon Yolanda

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Published     7 Nov , 2013  3:00 pm   Updated   10 Nov , 2013 at 2:24 pm   456 views.

0000CB360BSJNaval Forces Southern Luzon of the Philippine Navy, has pre-positioned 10,000 sacks of rice and 35,000 packs of relief goods in various municipalities of Albay in preparation for the possible adverse effects of super typhoon “Yolanda.”

This was announced by Philippine Navy spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Gregory Fabic who said that they were aided in this endeavor by civilian volunteers and other members of the uniformed services.

Transfer of these emergency supplies took place Wednesday night, Fabic said, adding that the Naval Forces Southern Luzon has now made the necessary coordination with various local government units for disaster mitigation.

Naval Forces Southern Luzon of the Philippine Navy unit has headquarters at the Naval Station Julhasan Arasain in Rawis of Legazpi city.

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