Centro Salvador Unharmed after Tondo Fire, Focused on Supporting Families

Photo Credit: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

Photo Credit: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

On February 8th a large fire raged through the port-side area of Tondo, and by morning, over 15,000 residents were displaced from their homes. The Centro Salvador was unharmed, but now needing to focus on supporting the displaced families and children.

For more information and reading:

The Wall Street Journal: Slum Fire Exposes Rodrigo Duterte’s Battle with Poverty:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/slum-fire-exposes-philippine-battle-with-poverty-1487503211

Associated Press: 15,000 Residents Lose Homes in Tondo Fire

http://www.philstar.com/metro/2017/02/08/1670261/15000-residents-lose-homes-tondo-fire