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ICTSI lauds Shell for its Typhoon rehabilitation efforts
Shell Vice President for Communications Roberto Kanapi receives the Plaque of Recognition on behalf of Shell.
The International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recognised Shell companies in the Philippines (SciP) with a Special Award in the 8th ICTSI Supplier Quality Awards (ISQA) for the aid that the company has extended to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
After the super-typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippine shores in November last year, Shell has continuously mobilised relief and rehabilitation activities, assisting communities in the affected areas of the country.
As part of its efforts, Shell donated Php 12 million worth of fuel to run Tacloban Port Operations, in partnership with the Philippine Ports Authority and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. as assistance in faster relief, recovery, and rehabilitation efforts after the typhoon's surge.
Shell companies in the Philippines Country Chairman Edgar Chua and Vice President for Communications Roberto Kanapi graced the recently concluded awards night.
Shell contininues to provide support to the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda through valuable livelihood assistance of the rehabilitation of affected families. These include the construction of multi-purpose halls/gyms in Leyte, public-private partnership for housing and livelihood assistance, and disaster/emergency response training in affected communities in Central Philippines.