PRC Chairman Richard Gordon extends his gratitude to Israel Embassy Ambassador Ephraim Ben Matityau and his wife, Lizia Lu.
MANILA, June 28 (PIA) -- The Israel Embassy officially turned over one million worth of basic equipment, medicines, and supplies to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), to support the immediate needs of those affected by the Marawi conflict.
PRC set up a basic health care unit in (BHCU) in Balo-i Lanao del Norte on June 8. Since basic health services are a major priority in the communities and evacuation centers affected by the conflict, the PRC has provided basic, preventive, and health care emergency treatment and medical supplies.
“We are all touched by the events in Marawi and the effect they brought to the people of Marawi. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed us to lend a hand of support to the affected people in Marawi and the surrounding areas,” said Israel Ambassador Ephraim Ben Matityau.
The basic equipment, medicines, and supplies will benefit thousands of families in the evacuation centers. The equipment includes emergency cart, suction machine, portable nebulizer machine, portable ECG machine, portable doppler, pul