LOCAL OFFICIALS OF FIVE NORTHERN TOWNS.
are all smiles after being informed by Congressman Cesar Sarmiento (center) that their towns would be receiving 100 bags of rice each from the NDRRMC. The extra relief assistance is on top of the 50 bags of rice that the congressman distributed to the same towns courtesy of his initiative to secure donations from House colleagues as well as Manila-based companies after typhoon Nina hit Catanduanes. The officials are, from left. Viga Vice Mayor Jennifer Tuplano, Panganiban Vice Mayor Remelito Cabrera, Bagamanoc Vice Mayor Odilon Pascua, Pandan Vice Mayor Concordio delos Santos, the congressman, Caramoran Mayor Agnes Popa, Viga Mayor Emeterio Tarin, Panganiban Mayor Robert Fernandez and Pandan Mayor Raul Tabirara.