The donation comes after the Philippines sends an inter-agency disaster response team to Turkey
Yolanda’s death toll was placed at more than 6,000, with many more missing. Thousands of families were displaced. One of the provinces it hit hardest was Leyte, which is represented by Romualdez.
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake, which hit before sunrise on February 6, was the worst to strike Turkey this century. It was followed in the early afternoon by another earthquake of magnitude 7.8.
The death toll keeps growing, and has exceeded 34,000 across southern Turkey and northwest Syria, as of Monday, February 13.
The Philippines also sent an inter-agency disaster response team to Turkey. The Department of Health sent 31 medical personnel, while the Armed Forces of the Philippines sent 30 soldiers.
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