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Robin Padilla donates P5M for Marawi siege victims

By: - Reporter
/ 08:23 AM August 17, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of gratitude to actor Robin Padilla after the latter donated P5-million to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. The donation is intended for the the immediate psychosocial intervention for the children affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Actor Robin Padilla has donated P5 million to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to help the victims of the Marawi siege.

Padilla met with President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday as he handed over his donation to Social Welfare Undersecretary Emmanuel Leyco in Malacañang.

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“The P5-million donation is intended for the immediate psychosocial intervention for the children affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City,” Malacañang said in a press release.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with actor Robin Padilla prior to the turnover ceremony of the P5-million donation to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Año, and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez were also present during the turnover ceremony.

The AFP earlier said various groups have conducted psychosocial aid  in Marawi City to address the stress experienced by the displaced residents, particularly the children.

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