Officials of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), headed by Secretary Rex Gatchalian, went to St. Elizabeth Hospital, Inc. in General Santos City on Sunday (November 19) to visit recovering patients and bereaved families of those who perished from the recent 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Mindanao.

Sec. Gatchalian was joined by Undersecretary for Disaster Response Management Group (DRMG) Diane Cajipe and DSWD Field Office 12 (SOCCSKSARGEN) Director Loreto Cabaya Jr. during the hospital visitation.