Police Regional Office 5 headed by PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, RD PRO5, in coordination with the Provincial Government of Catanduanes and the Local Government Unit of Virac, facilitated the distribution of Php 500,000.00 worth of construction materials composed of 614 pcs of GI sheets, 500 pcs plywood and sawn lumber amounting to One Hundred Thousand P100,000.00 on December 17, 2020.
Of the total donation, Php 350,000.00 came from the Philipine Military Academy (PMA) Mapitagan Class of 1980 while the Php 150,000.00 from the PRO5 funds and other stakeholders. During the activity, thirty families from Brgy. Batag, Virac, Catanduanes were given given (10) pcs each of GI sheets, (12) pcs each of plywood, (6) pcs sawn lumber and (1) pc each of rechargeable light.
The remaining construction materials will also be given to other gravely affected families in the said barangay. This undertaking is still part of the continuing effort of PNP Bicol to extend help to the victims of the successive typhoons that severely hit the region.
PRO5 would also like to express its most profound gratitude to PMA Mapitagan Class of 1980 for the act of kindness and generosity by donating construction materials that will aid the beneficiries in rebuilding their respective homes.