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Gapan City LGU to distribute vegetables to households affected by COVID-19

Gapan City LGU to distribute vegetables to households affected by COVID-19

Gapan City, Philippines — The Local Government Unit of Gapan City in Nueva Ecija has announced it is going to provide ulam and vegetables to families who are affected by the deadly COVID-19 / coronavirus.

Mayor Emeng Pascual of Gapan City
Mayor Emeng Pascual of Gapan City image via DZME

This is on top of the sacks of rice on every household in Gapan that were distributed recently, according to Gapan Mayor Emerson Pascual.

The LGU also gave out whole and live chickens to the residents in the midst of the community quarantine because of the virus.

As such, the act of generosity and kindness was well-received by the constituents of the said local government unit. In fact, the news has since become viral.

In the meantime, Mayor Emeng Pascual said they will also give out vegetables and dishes so that the residents will steer clear of going out from their houses.

“Pagkatapos naming malagyan ng bigas ang bawat pintuan, ulam ang kasunod niyan. Dire-diretso ang bigay namin ng ulam sa mga tao dito sa lungsod ng Gapan,” he said.

“Pati yung mga farmers dito, mga magtatanim ng gulay, ang sabi ko sa kanila, sa HUwebes, kapag natapos na, bigyan ng bigas ang lahat ng bahay sa Gapan. Lahat ng tanim dito na gulay, vegetable, bibilhin ko, papakyawin ko at ipamimigay ko sa mga tao dito sa lungsod ng Gapan,” the Mayor added.

Gapan City LGU to distribute vegetables to households affected by COVID-19
Gapan City LGU to distribute vegetables to households affected by COVID-19

He has a request though for the national government — that they will give COVID-19 test kits in a bid to check which of the residents have contracted the disease. This is so they can take immediate action in order to contain the said virus.

“Para lahat ng PUM ay masala na namin kung sino ang mga dapat naming ibukod para hindi na kumalat,” he said, adding that it so they are not going to infect other people who are currently residing in the city.

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Written by Markus Castro

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