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CRS formally closes Yolanda operations in East Samar

A thanksgiving mass was celebrated during the Close-Out activity of CRS – Eastern Samar office on May 30, 2017 in Salcedo, Eastern Samar. (Photo from the FB page of Aboy Abayan)

THE Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an international humanitarian agency under the auspices of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has been a partner of the Diocese of Borongan during the relief and rehabilation of tyhphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) victims. Its Eastern Samar field office formally terminated its operation on May 30, 2017, about four years after Yolanda, with a “Close-out & Thanksgiving” activity in Salcedo, Eastern Samar on March 30, 2017. (Este News)

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