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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Second batch of relief and medical mission sent to Leyte

The second batch of relief and medical mission traveled to Leyte today to serve 1,500 families in three affected towns of Leyte.

The teams, composed  of 4 medical doctors, 10 nurses, and 9 health workers will bring aid to Alboera, Ormoc, and Kanangga in Leyte province.  The mission will start today, December 5, until December 9.

Council for Health and Development's (CHD) Board of Trustees secretary and former chairperson Sr. Edith Eslopor, OSB reported that the Missionary Benedictine Sisters run St. Peter's College of Ormoc in Ormoc City suffered a considerable amount of damage displacing thousands of its students.  Sr. Edith is among the SOS coordinators together with community based health program Health Empowerment and Action for Leyte and Samar (HEALS) in the Leyte mission.

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