The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) led the planting of 300 seedlings of Philippine cherry blossoms locally known as "Balayong" in Barangay Pagkilatan, Batangas City on 03 March 2021.
Said initiative was made successful with the cooperation of the PCG District Southern Tagalog, PCG Station Batangas, Coast Guard K9 Field Operating Unit - Southern Tagalog, Special Operations Unit - Southern Tagalog, Marine Environmental Protection Unit - Southern Tagalog, PCG Auxiliary, Batangas City Environment and National Resources Office, and the local officials of Barangay Pagkilatan.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) supported the relief operations in celebration of the 32nd birthday of Lieutenant Commander Gerald Anderson of the PCG Auxiliary (PCGA) in Barangay San Agustin, Iba, Zambales yesterday, 06 March 2021.
With the generous participation of the World Vision Philippines and actress, Julia Barretto, a total of 300 Aeta families residing at the Lupang Pangako Resettlement Area in Barangay San Agustin received basic commodities such rice, canned goods, instant noodles, biscuits, coffee, chocolate drink, and hygiene supplies during said initiative.
The Lupang Pangako Resettlement Area was built by the World Vision Philippines in 1993 to provide homes for the displaced Aetas in Botolan, Zambales.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) deployed two aerial assets to assist the Department of Health (DOH) in transporting COVID-19 vaccines in the MiMaRoPa region on 05 March 2021.
PCG pilots, Commander Jose Mari C Cucharo and Commander Alejo C Suare of the Coast Guard Aviation Force (CGAF) ensured the safe and swift air transport of seven boxes of SINOVAC VACCINES to Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro (two boxes); Calapan, Oriental Mindoro (three boxes); Gasan, Marinduque (one box); and Alcantara, Romblon (one box).
Frontline medical workers in said provinces shall receive the first batch of the vaccines in preparation for the massive inoculation drive against COVID-19 in the region.