In support to the 662 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) bound for Eastern Visayas of the Hatid Tulong program, the Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) of Northern Samar and the Fisheries Resources Protection Group (FRPG) 8 are and will be distributing more than 700 food packs today at Lavezares and San Isidro Northern Samar pick-up stations.
The following numbers of LSIs per province are expected to arrive within the day:
Leyte – 309
Southern Leyte- 80
Eastern Samar- 92
Northern Samar – 82
*Samar and Eastern Samar (mixed passengers) – 39
Withal, as of 10:50 a.m. an estimate of six (6) buses carrying 111 LSIs have already docked in Allen Balwharteco Port and received food packs from the BFAR 8 and Philippine National Police (PNP) teams.