ILOILO City – The Department through the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) has released a total of PHP25,000 to typhoon survivor 64-year-old Reynaldo Gustilo of Brgy. Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City today.
Crisis Intervention Section (CIS) Head Joselito Estember personally hand-in the cash assistance to Reynaldo at the Barangay Hall of Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City where the latter is temporarily staying.
The said amount is for the burial assistance of Reynaldo’s wife who died after the uprooted bamboo tree fell on their house made of light materials due to strong wind. Additional medical assistance was also given to Reynaldo for his check-ups.
Aside from the financial assistance, Reynaldo and his six children also underwent psychosocial support conducted by Social Worker Glo Templanza. (Photo credit to Mary Rose Espenetra)