UN head commends Capiz provincial leaders

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Ann Amos addresses before the international agencies, local officials and others agencies during a briefing at the Hall of Governors, 3rd floor of Capiz Provincial Capitol, Roxas City, Nov. 20. (Photo by Rubi Ann Repil/cppb)
ROXAS City – United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Ann Amos commended the Capiz provincial government headed by Governor Vic Tanco for its disaster preparedness and leadership when typhoon Yolanda that hit the province last November 8.

In a briefing at the Provincial Capitol on November 20, Amos said: "The early warnings that you personally give and the leadership you showed are absolutely critical."

Meanwhile, Amos said livelihood support and investment is very crucial as these will impact the lives of CapizeƱos in the coming months.

She assured every international agencies aiding Capiz that everything they’ve reported will be raised up to donations forum specifically on shelter, livelihood, education and welfare of children and many more.

Earlier, Valerie Amos together with various representatives visited some evacuation centers in Pontevedra to check the situation of survivors. (Regie Bueno/CPPB)
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