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Llorente fishermen get aid from diocese

Beneficiaries of the continuing rehabilitation program of Diocesan Commission on Social Action, Justice and Peace. (Photo by DCSA-JP)

BORONGAN CITY, July 21, 2017—The poor of St. Anthony Parish in Llorente, Eastern Samar received aid from the Commission on Social Action, Justice and Peace (DCSA-JP) of the Diocese of Borongan as part of the continuing program to rehabilitate the victims of the super typhoon Yolanda that hit the region in 2013.

In collaboration with Caritas Germany and Caritas Poland, DCSA-JP has distributed shelter kits 107 poor household and has given out fishing boats and fishing gear to 27 fishermen.

DCSA-JP has reported that after almost four years after typhoon Yolanda, several households have not yet received assistance for housing either from the government or from non-government aid agencies.

In Llorente, the DCSA-JP is currently working on improving the living conditions of poor communities which includes the following: Antipolo, Bacayawan, Barobo, Can-ato, Cantomco, Mina-anod, Naubay, Waso, Piliw, San Jose, So-ong, SitioPanunup-an,Tabok. (Levi Mones / Este News)

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