IN PHOTOS: Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan and Vice Mayor Yul Servo Nieto head the distribution of financial assistance to the fire victims on Saturday, August 6.

Joining the distribution were third district Congressman Joel Chua and Councilors Fa Fugoso and Maile Atienza.

The fire last August 2, which left 382 families homeless, reached the fifth alarm within 30 minutes according to the Bureau of Fire Protection.

The Manila Department of Social Welfare (MDSW), headed by Dir. Ma. Asuncion “Re” Fugoso, continuously provided meals for a week since the fire incident.

Aside from the food boxes from MDSW, hygiene kits and food packs were also provided by the Office of the Mayor to the victims.

(Photos by K R De Asis/MPIO)