The Ormoc City team just got back yesterday (Nov 24) from their busy trip doing things ranging from carpentry to counseling. This team was a partnership of Bukal Life Care and Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary.
The CPSP team to Tacloban just got back to Manila. Other members of the team were ministering with refugees in Villamor Airbase, and training dozens of ministers/volunteers in crisis care. While this is not a team we have direct oversight or support of, two of our staff and two additional CPE trainees joined this group.
The Iloklan team left this morning (Nov 25). It is a partnerhip of Bukal Life Care and Asia Vision-STM. They are working in two communities: Numancia, Aklan and Concepcion, Iloilo. They will be doing crisis care, as well as providing relief supplies.
Our Cebu team is ramping up for its Dec 2nd departure for approximately 1 week. The 10-member team will be doing crisis care with refugees in the daytime, and debriefing and training with volunteers in the evening.