PRESS ADVISORY NR 0113-002 DATE: 11 January 2013
The Republic of Indonesia will donate 2,000 tons of rice, blankets, and tents as humanitarian assistance to the victims of Typhoon “PABLO” in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental. The relief goods will be transported from Bitung, Indonesia to Davao City via Indonesian Navy Ship KRI Makassar-590.
The vessel will depart from Port of Bitung on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12 o’clock N.N. and is expected to arrive at Sasa Wharf, Davao City on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 5 o’clock P.M. The Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao will accord appropriate arrival honors to KRI Makassar -590 at Sasa Wharf, Davao City.
Furthermore, Hand-over Ceremony of relief goods to DSWD personnel will immediately follow aboard KRI Malassar-590. Friends from media are invited to cover the said event.https://www.facebook.com/groups/nfemdavao/permalink/502489636470534/