PAF DISTRIBUTES RELIEF GOODS IN INACCESSIBLE TERRAIN IN BENGUET

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 17:47

The Philippine Air Force Tactical Operations Group 1 based at Baguio City conducted relief operations on areas not accessible to any land transportation in Brgy Baden and Brgy Tacadang, Kibungan in Benguet on April 29, 2020.

Due to the remote location and inaccessible terrain, the Office of Civil Defense Cordillera Administrative Region and Philippine Red Cross Benguet chapter coordinated with the PAF TOG 1 to ferry goods to the said areas thus the PAF utilized its UH-1D Utility helicopter and successfully ferried a total of 605 food packs (6, 050 kgs).

The said relief operation only shows the government concern to those families that are difficult to reach during these trying times. Further, the PAF is always ready to support any relief efforts in the country while protecting the Filipino people.