South Korea to provide $200k humanitarian aid to PH after Abra quake | Global News

South Korea to provide $200k humanitarian aid to PH after Abra quake

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 04:37 PM August 01, 2022
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea on Monday announced that it will provide 200,000 US Dollars worth of humanitarian assistance to the Philippines after the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Abra that shook several parts of Luzon.

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MANILA, Philippines — The Embassy of the Republic of Korea on Monday announced that it will provide 200,000 US Dollars worth of humanitarian assistance to the Philippines after the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Abra that shook several parts of Luzon.

The South Korean Embassy announced this after extending its “deepest sympathies” to the Filipinos affected by the disaster.

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“The Embassy announces the Korean Government’s decision to provide US$200,000 humanitarian assistance to help the affected Filipinos overcome the challenges and difficulties caused by the earthquake,” it said in a statement on Facebook.

“Korea continues to work closely with the Philippine Government and humanitarian partners to support the response and recovery efforts,” it added.

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The tremor, which occurred at 8:43 a.m on Wednesday, prompted a thousand aftershocks, which the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology earlier warned may occur for several days and even up to months.

At least 300,000 individuals have been affected by the earthquake, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

The province of Abra has since declared a state of calamity.

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