Air Force C-130 airlifts relief goods, supplies to Batanes

Security & Defense

A Philippine Air Force (PAF) C-130 aircraft landed in Basco, Batanes morning of July 28 to deliver relief goods, tents, and fuel for residents of Itbayat, Batanes affected by earthquakes that transpired July 27.

Batanes Police Provincial Office photo

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to visit Batanes today.

“The President is expected to visit the people of Batanes today, assess the extent of damage in the province and initiate the rebuilding of one of the most treasured destinations of the country,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

He added that the national government has ordered all concerned departments to mobilize and render immediate assistance to those affected.