BTA MFL Ali, Jr. undertakes Kadtag Bangsamoro Relief Assistance in Cotabato City

Cotabato City (March 29, 2020)- The Office of Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Majority Floor Leader Atty. Lanang Ali, Jr, in partnership with League of Bangsamoro Organizations (LBO) conducted relief assistance with the theme “Kadtag Bangsamoro” to vulnerable and affected families of Cotabato city amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. 
MFL Atty Ali Jr joined by some members of the parliament distributed various supplies consisting rice, canned goods, sugar, etc to city residents through their respective village chairmen with utmost safety precautions by wearing mask and observing social distancing.  
The repacking of supplies was made at the MAFAR Office Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Meanwhile, to address the needs of it residents affected by the community quarantine, the Bangsamoro Government has started its simultaneous relief operations all over the region, the BARMM’s Bureau of Public Information (BPI) reported.

Ebrahim said the BARMM’s Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) has allocated an initial amount of P7.3 million to its provincial offices to procure relief goods for the constituents earlier this week.

The MSSD-BARMM will also lead the relief distribution in the 63 barangays in North Cotabato.

In Cotabato City, over 16,000 families have been targeted by the Bangsamoro Government for its massive relief operation.

To date, relief packs for 8,072 households from barangays of Bagua 1, Rosary Heights 1, Poblacion 2, Poblacion 3, and Poblacion 7 have already been turned over to their Barangay Chairmen, and will be distributed to the affected families, door-to-door.

Other barangays who were not mentioned were reportedly refused to accept the relief assistance.

Each relief pack contains 10 kilos of rice, canned tuna and sardines, corned beef, packs of noodles, and sachets of instant coffee.
Other barangays who were not mentioned has been reportedly refused to accept the relief assistance.