Probe diversion of relief goods, governor orders

Published on 10 June 2009

Regional Governor Datu Zaldy Uy Ampatuan of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) who is also the chairman of the Regional Disaster and Coordinating Council (RDCC) on Tuesday ordered for an immediate probe into the alleged diversion of relief goods intended for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) or evacuees in Maguindanao province that ended up being sold in the public market. (..) The sacks of rice were printed with the logo of the World Food Program (WFP), one of the donor agencies supplying food assistance to the evacuees.

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