The Sister City community is deeply saddened to learn of the devastation in Davao City, the regional capital of 1.6 million people, following several big earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 and 6.6. The earthquakes caused significant damage to the people who live in the region, and the civil defense officials reported that 10 schools and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed by the quake, and more than 500 schools and 5,000 homes sustained some damage. Our deepest sympathies go out to each & everyone who has been touched by this disaster and to all who are suffering during this tragic time. We can only imagine what you must be going through. If you want to help, please use World Vision dedicated page following this link: https://www.worldvision.org.ph/donate/donate-cotabato-earthquake/ Your support through World Vision will provide hygiene kits,jerry cans, non-food items (mosquito net, mats and blanket), emergency shelter kit (tarp and rope) to the affected families. Child-friendly spaces will be set up to provide psychosocial support for children while temporary learning spaces will be provided to schools. Thank you.