Displaced families were given immediate medical assistance through the first medical mission for communities affected by the recent Taal Volcano eruption as SM holds its 3-day Oplan Tulong Express medical mission in Batangas and Lipa starting January 17 to 19.
''We understand the health risk brought by the recent eruption especially in areas within the danger zone,'' said SM Supermalls COO Steven Tan. ''With this, we have mobilized this medical mission and we will continue to bring relief and medical assistance in places where we are much needed.''
The 3-day Operation Tulong Express medical mission can serve up to 1,200 medical cases a day and will deploy two (2) mobile clinics with health services and facilities such as x-ray, ECG, nebulizers, and oxygen. Generators will be utilized during the medical mission as electricity has not yet resumed.
The medical mission will be available in the following areas: Canosa Academy Lipa City (January 17), Inosluban-Maraoay National Highschool (January 17), Batangas Provincial Sports Complex (January 18), and Bauan Tech Highschool (January 19).
Those who wish to donate may drop off their in-kind donations at the designated Oplan Tulong Express booths in the following SM malls: Bacoor, Dasmariñas, Molino, Rosario, Trece Martires, Imus, Sta. Rosa, San Pablo, Calamba, Batangas, Lipa, and Lucena.
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