The Municipality of Pandi, Bulacan has been lauded by its constituents for its innovative way of distributing relief packs in observance to social distancing.
On March 21, 2020, Mayor Rico Roque, Municipal Mayor of Pandi, have posted some photos during the distribution of relief packs to indigent families that has been shared and reposted for more 36 thousand times.
As their best practice, they asked their constituents to put a chair outside their houses. The team will put the relief packs on the chair instead of handing them out to the residents and expose them to the threat of COVID-19.
In a statement, Mayor Rico Roque said, “Dahil sa banta ng Covid19 nagisip kami ng paraan kung paano mapapatupad ng maayos ang pamimigay ng ayuda mula sa lokal na pamahalaan ng Pandi at Baranggay ng hindi nasasa-alang alang ang kalusugan ng ating mga kababayan” and thanked the residents for their cooperation and discipline amid the pandemic.
The Department has been encouraging LGUs to innovate and find ways how to deliver basic services and needs to the people to battle the virus while observing proper