PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE CONTINUOUS AIRLIFT OF RELIEF GOODS AND SUPPLIES

Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 07/29/2019 - 17:18

PAF personnel work round the clock in the ongoing relief operations for the earthquake-affected residents of Itbayat, Batanes after a 5.9 magnitude quake struck the town on July 27, 2019.

 

The C295 and C130 aircraft of the 220th Airlift Wing was then utilized to transport relief goods to over 900 families of Itbayat.

 

To date, an estimated 25,000 pounds of relief goods such as medicines, food and other essential items needed were donated by various government and non-government agencies.

 

Moreover, the 505th Search and Rescue Group retrieved the body of the missing person identified as Edwin Ponce, who was resting in a cave when the earthquake struck on Saturday morning.

 

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