Pictures of Some Generous and Helping Hands

A lot of generous organizations and individuals have come forward to give assistance to the city after the typhoon Sendong. We were fortunate to sometimes be present during their visit and so were able to take pictures. There are times however when we could not be there to witness them and thus missed the opportunity to shoot pictures.

Below are some pictures of generous and helping hands who took the time to deliver their assistance to the City themselves.

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‘ASSISTENZA’ FROM ITALIA

City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano thanks Alfonso Tagliaferri, the deputy head of mission of the Embassy of Italy, for bringing assistance to the city in the form of 40 tons of relief goods. DSWD Region X Director Araceli F. Solamillo (left) oversees the distribution of these relief goods.

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BAYUGAN BRINGS HELP

Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur Mayor Kim Lope A. Asis (right) chats with the mayor after handing in to Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano a P500,000.00 check to help the city’s Sendong typhoon affected families.

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WIL’S TIME @ CITY HALL

TV host Willie Revillame took the time to make a courtesy call to Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano to hand-in a 2M cheque donation to help the flood affected families in the city last December 30, 2011.

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DAVAO FIL-CHINESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Members of the Philippines Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Davao Chapter pose with City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano after delivering relief goods for the Sendong affected city folks.

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KAPALONG TEAM

The Municipality of Kapalong, Davao del Norte sent their team, lead by Ma. Rosario Dulay, Secretary to the Mayor (front right), and Martina P. Galleno, Municipal Social Welfare Officer (front left), to deliver relief goods for Sendong victims.

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PMFTC

Representatives from the Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corporation, Inc. hands over to Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano a ceremonial cheque worth P300T for the Sendong affected city folks.

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SOUTHERN LEYTE BRINGS AID

A team from Southern Leyte headed by Governor Damian G. Mercado himself visited City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano last December 30, 2011, and handed over a cheque worth P500T as aid to the Sendong victims. The Governor also went around the city and checked out the areas that were affected by the flood.

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LUCIO TAN PLEDGES 600 HOUSES

Business tycoon Lucio Tan dropped by the office of City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano and pledged to build 600 houses for the city folks who were rendered homeless by the typhoon Sendong. The houses which are to be patterned after the standard designs suggested earlier by the Filipino Chinese Community (who also pledged to build 300 houses) are to be built on the 9-hectare relocation site in Barangay Canitoan.

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From Heidelberg City

Former Councilor Harald Geider of Heidelberg City, Germany and family dropped by the mayor’s office and talked to Hon. Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano as they gave relief goods to help Typhoon Sendong victims.
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HELP FROM MANDAUE CITY

Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes himself handed to Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy“ Y. Emano a cheque worth P1.5M (from LGU-Mandaue City) and P19,519.75 cash (from the Mandaue City Hall employees) for the Sendong victims.

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From Tigbauan, Iloilo

A young mayor from Tigbauan, Iloilo, Hon. James Torres, hands over a cheque worth P100t to Hon. Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano as thier contribution in helping CDO folks in rebuilding lives again after the typhoon.

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From the Province of Cebu

The Governor of Cebu Province Gwendolyn Garcia, together with her town Mayors: Dumanjug Mayor Nelson Garcia, Medellin Mayor Ricky Ramirez, Sogod Mayor Lissa, Marie Durano, Boljoon Mayor Teresita Celis, San Francisco Vice Mayor Al Arquillano, and Tabuelan Mayor Rex Gerona called on City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano and handed their cheques totalling 1.5M.

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International Organization for Migration

International Organization for Migration (IOM) led by European Union Ambassador Guy Ledoux (left) paid a courtesy visit to Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano as the international community poured in humanitarian aid.

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MOBILE HOSPITAL FROM SULTAN KUDARAT

The Provincial Government of Sultan Kudarat sent a Mobile Hospital and a medical team consisting of doctors, nurses, and volunteers headed by Dr. Archangel Lampria (inset) to help address the Sendong typhoon victims’ medical concerns.
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ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT AID

City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano poses with the representatives from Isulan, Sultan Kudarat sent by Isulan Mayor Diosdado G. Pallasigue (not in photo) who called by phone to chat with Mayor Emano, as his team delivered relief goods and cash assistance for the city.

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These donations hugely help toward the implementation of the priority project of building permanent houses for the typhoon Sendong-affected families.

Check this page often as we will be adding more pictures of donors here…

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