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PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost assists Red Cross in relief assistance

Date Posted: June 29, 2020
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The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has partnered with the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) in the distribution of Cash for Relief Assistance for "Typhoon Tisoy" for affected communities of Sta. Elena and Prieto Diaz in Sorsogon Province, Jovellar in Albay and Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro. 
 
Cash Pay-out Services is one of products and services of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) to facilitate the immediate distribution of relief assistance by partner Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) especially in far-flung areas of the country.
 
The cash assistance was distributed by employees assigned in Postal Area 4 in line with the recovery intervention Program of Philippine Red Cross for families affected by recent calamities.
 
"With vast network and familiarity of our postal workers, PHLPost can be an effective partner of public and private stakeholders to provide financial services and well-being of low-income households", Postmaster General Joel L. Otarra said.
 
PHLPost will continue to assist agencies that engage in humanitarian services intended for Covid-19 response program in line with #PusongPHLPost campaign of the postal service.