TACLOBAN CITY – The Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF – ELCAC) of the towns of Paranas and Jiabong, both in Samar, conducted “Serbisyo Caravan” benefitting their respective constituents.

The activity provided basic social and health services like free medical consultation, free circumcision, free haircut, free medicine, appliance repair, free vegetable seedlings, registration for 4Ps and senior citizens, distribution of nutria-bun, eco-bricks exchange program, and tree planting.

Both Mayors Eunice Babalcon of Paranas and Julie Cereno of Jiabong expressed their gratitude to the different government agencies and the military that supported the caravan.
In his message, Lt.Col.Luzelito Betinol, the commanding officer of the 87th Infantry Battalion, the caravan held in the two towns of Samar was part of the mandate to extend assistance to villagers living in remote areas.

“It also aims to solve community challenges such as the problem of insurgency by bridging the gaps in governance and development and implementing the necessary assistance from the government to achieve long-term peace, social equity, and prosperity,” he said.