Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rex Gatchalian checks on Sunday (February 11) the situation and condition of survivors of the landslide incident that hit Barangay Masara in Maco town, Davao de Oro last Feb. 6.

Following the directive from the President, Sec. Gatchalian personally led the distribution of food packs and other non-food items to landslide survivors who are temporarily sheltered at the Nuevo Iloco National High School.

Sec. Gatchalian was joined by Undersecretary for Disaster Response and Management Group (DRMG) Diana Rose Cajipe, and DSWD Field Office-11 (Davao Region) Regional Director Vanessa Goc-ong during the visit to the evacuation centers and the provision of aid.

Assisting the DSWD team during the relief operation were Congressman Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Cong. Maricar Zamora, Davao de Oro Governor Dorothy Montejo Gonzaga, Mawab Mayor Roperto Gonzaga, and Maco Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire Rimando. #