Tuesday, December 27, 2011

4ID conducts medical mission to victims of tropical storm Sendong

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, December 27 – Eight Hundred Fifty families affected by typhoon Sendong in Brgy. Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City were given free medical and dental assistance by the medical and dental team of Task Group Diamond Response, Fourth Infantry Division (4ID), Philippine Army (PA).
The 4ID through its Task Group Diamond Response, led by Col. Catherine N. Gosingan, initiated a medical mission and relief goods distribution in one of the affected barangays of Cagayan de Oro City as ordered by MGen. Victor A. Felix, Commander, 4ID.
As a continuing effort of the 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division, to help alleviate the plight and suffering of fellow Filipinos, the Task Group Diamond Response conducted this medical and dental civic action program and relief goods distribution as more residents are getting sick every day after Sendong’s tragic landfall in the city.
The purpose of this medical mission and relief goods distribution conducted by the division is to cater to the most basic needs of Kagay-anons following the destruction and devastation of Sendong in the city.
The Army’s organic medical doctors and nurses and all available manpower and logistics of the division were employed and utilized in its maximum capacity to support the activity.
And with the help of other concerned individuals and organizations, the division was able to come up with the needed medicines, medical supplies and relief goods that were distributed by the soldiers today. (4ID/PIA-10)

PIA Press Release
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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