By PR | 10:24 AM January 11, 2022

The 47th Infantry (Katapatan) Battalion, with the sterling leadership of LTC Allyson Depayso, is now conducting a massive relief effort after Typhoon Odette devastated the island of Bohol last year.

From December 17, 2021, up to the present, the Katapatan Troopers, Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAA), Philippine National Police (PNP), and civilian volunteers continued to provide manpower assistance for the packing, loading and unloading of relief goods and supplies in collaboration with the provincial government of Bohol.

In addition, in response to typhoon Odette, the Philippine Navy and Philippine Coast Guard vessels were utilized in sending relief supplies to the island barangay`s of Bohol, while the Philippine Air Force, helps in transporting Family Food Packs (FFP) and bottled waters from Cebu to affected areas in Bohol.

The relief products and supplies were delivered to the mainland, island barangay`s as well as to the far-flung barangays of Bohol to ensure that all victims of Odette will receive Family Food Packs (FFP).

On January 7, 2022, the same distribution of Family Food Packs (FFP) was carried out to 15 barangays from various municipalities in Bohol namely: Sevilla, Batuan, Bilar, Catigibian, Sagbayan, and Balilihan respectively all of which have been known to be the focus area of the recovery efforts of Communist Terrorist Group to organize the populace to carry out armed struggle against the government.

However, these residents in the far-flung areas have been ignored the deceptive ideology of the Communist Terrorist Group in the province. The residents who benefitted from the initiative of the Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) in Bohol, expressed their thanks to this different agencies who provided untiring services.

“Even throughout the Christmas and New Year holidays, our soldiers in Bohol continue to serve and support the victims of Typhoon Odette. Giving support and hope to fellow Filipinos is the genuine essence of the holiday season. And until the province of Bohol rises again, we will continue to do our best to provide humanitarian help to the best of our ability, ” Depayso said.

He added the commitment of the 47IB will continue to help and serve every Boholanos despite these trying times.

By Bohol Island News

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