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