PLDT, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) ramp up distribution of relief, reaching communities in the islands of Polillo, Quezon, Nueva Ecija, and Bataan following the onslaught of super typhoon #KardingPH.
With the help of government partners onsite and the PLDT and Smart sales teams, the Group were able to reach more areas in Polillo Islands and provide relief assistance in the form of food packs and hygiene kits that benefitted 1,000 families who were impacted by #KardingPH.
Communities in Nueva Ecija also received aid today, serving 2,000 affected families. Distribution of aid in Bataan will begin tomorrow to reach more areas devastated by the super typhoon.
PLDT and Smart continue to promote preparedness and immediate response through distribution of relief aid, continuous availability of communication services, and mobile solutions to help communities mitigate disaster risks. The Group remains fully committed to helping people in need.