Saturday, July 8, 2017
Pacific Angel 2017 Humanitarian Relief Activities in the City of Bogo
The Philippine leg of Pacific Angel 2017 with team members from the Philippines, US, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia conducted humanitarian activities in the City of Bogo and the town of San Remigio.
Over the course of ten days, the military personnel team of Pacific Angel in conjunction with the local governments of Bogo and San Remigio, schools and community members conducted expert exchanges, completed electrical, plumbing and repairs of schools and health centers, and provided dental, optometric, pediatric, physical therapy and general health care to the people of northern Cebu.
They have attended to over 6,000 patients in Libertad Elementary School (Bogo) and Anapog Integrated School (San Remigio).
During the closing ceremony hosted by the City of Bogo at barangay Libertad last July 3, 2017, Major General Eifert said, “These efforts are a visible expression of the United States’ commitment to the Indo-Asia Pacific region and demonstrate our continuing resolve to support international disaster and humanitarian relief efforts in this region. Likewise, this event highlights the importance that the United States places in our steadfast relationship with the Philippines.”
The closing ceremony included cultural performances, certificate presentations, and remarks from Major General James Eifert from the US Pacific Air Forces, Brigadier General Alan Arrojado from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and Mayor Carlo Martinez and Vice-Mayor Mayel Martinez of the City of Bogo.
See related story at the City Government of Bogo's website.