Reuters Slideshow: US Delivering Aid to Balangiga, Eastern Samar (Updates)

Reuters Slideshow: US Delivering Aid to Balangiga, Eastern Samar (Updates)

Reuters has published a report that includes a captioned slideshow showing delivery of AID by US Military to Balangiga, Eastern Samar.  There is no mention of delivery to any of the adjoining coastal towns of Eastern Samar. No reports yet of US military delivering aid to Lawaan, which is adjacent to Balangiga (and is our home municipality)….

Here are the relevant slides and here is the story link.

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Courtesy of Bob Couttie, we found a U.S. Navy picture indicating a helicopter drop in Giporlos (well, the helicopter is flying over Giporlos, but we think it stopped.

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According to Rommel Llevado, a resident of Guinob-an, a barangay of Lawaan, the residents of Guinob-an are unaware of any US Military deliveries to Lawaan. As we were talking to Rommel at 5:42 PST (8:42 AM in the PHilippines) a helicopter was making a delivery in Marabut.


  • Marcos Abanador

    November 18, 2013 at 9:26 am Reply

    Even if they will not return the balangiga bells we don’t care as long as they are willing always to help the balangiga People at any necessary needs.

  • Patrick

    November 18, 2013 at 7:36 am Reply

    U.S. Army Rangers delivering aid in Balangiga, maybe its time for them to also return the Bells of Balangiga.

    • Michael D. Sellers

      November 18, 2013 at 8:02 am Reply

      Wouldn’t that be nice.

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