SNAP “Rebuilds” communities with COVID-response, typhon relief

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Renewable energy solutions provider SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group supported 123,000 households from host and extended communities through COVID-response and relief operations last year.

A total of PhP28.8 million worth of COVID-response care packages have been extended to host communities in the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao, Isabela, and Nueva Vizcaya through SNAP’s CSR funds. In addition, PhP5.5 million worth of food, medicine, and other supplies have been provided by SNAP, in partnership with Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. and Pilmico, for the local governments of Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, and Cagayan in relief operations following Typhoon Ulysses.

SNAP also launched its fundraiser “Project REbuild” in December 2020 to help families in priority areas in Cagayan and Isabela whose homes were damaged by Typhoon Ulysses. The project aims to fund shelter repair kits that will help hard-hit areas rebuild their homes. The project successfully raised PhP807,000. The distribution of repair kits is targeted in March to benefit affected communities in the municipalities of Amulung and Enrile in Cagayan; and Cabagan, Cauayan, and Sto. Tomas in Isabela.

SNAP-Magat owns and operates the Magat hydroelectric power plant on the border of Isabela and Ifugao and the Maris hydroelectric power plant in Isabela. The ownership, management, and operations of all non-power components such as dams, reservoirs, and spillways remain with the government.

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