US Navy Forces launches multi-national humanitarian mission in Palawan

US Navy Forces launches multi-national humanitarian mission in Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN (PIA) -- The 17th Pacific Partnership 2022 was formally launched in Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last August 3. It is an annual multi-national humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness mission of the United States Navy Forces jointly by Australia, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Chile, and South Korea forces on board USNS Mercy, the Command hospital ship of America which provide medical services worldwide. Puerto Princesa City Vice-Mayor Maria Nancy M. Socrates underscored the huge impact in the city of the PP22 in terms of disaster preparedness. During the press conference, she said that being the recipient of all training and capacity-building activity of this multi-national partnership, enhances the ability of the city government to respond to any crisis [situation]. “In terms of our capabilities in handling disasters …
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