Collection hubs and distribution centers initiated and facilitated by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V in an effort to manage the distribution from the following Mining Companies: Filminera Resources Corporation/Phil. Gold Processing and Refining Corporation, Mt. Labo Exploration and Development Corporation, Rapu-Rapu Minerals, Inc, Carmen Copper Corporation, Eramen Minerals Corporation, Philippine Nickel Industry Association, Nickel Asia Philippines, Benguet Corporation, Oceana Gol Phils. Inc, FCF Minerals Corporation, Orica Philippines Inc, Greenstone Resources Corporation, LNL Archipelago Minerals Inc, Carrascal Nickel Corporation, Eagle Cement Corporation, and Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation.
The distribution of the donated goods started in evacuation centers in Guinobatan, Albay last January 29 and remains open in Upper Bonga Bacacay Elementary School. About 15,000 evacuees in both Municipalities in the Province of Albay benefited from the activity.
The donation from Mining donors reached the amount of Php7.4 Million in the form of canned goods, biscuits, noodles, cereal drinks, sacks of rice, hygiene kits, dust masks, portable toilets and bottled waters.