Typhoon Pablo victims, militants leave barricade at DSWD office in Davao after officials agree to turn over 10,000 sacks of rice

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that on Thursday, February 28, "over 1,000 survivors of Typhoon Pablo have left the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 11 office in Davao City after coming to an agreement with local officials."

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that on Thursday, February 28, "over 1,000 survivors of Typhoon Pablo have left the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 11 office in Davao City after coming to an agreement with local officials." The report noted that the survivors, along with those identified only as "militants,"  had "ransacked the DSWD office on Tuesday, February 26, taking with them sacks of rice that were supposed to be distributed to victims of Tropical Depression Crising."

 

The report pointed out: "They ended their barricade Wednesday night, February 27, after local DSWD officials agreed to turn over 10,000 sacks of rice to the group. The DSWD also promised to provide Pablo survivors rehabilitation support for six months."

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