Relief goods and donations.
This excerp was taken form INQUIRER.net. This is article on INQUIRER.net is a MUST Read! Hope in one way or the other, this will makes us wonder what on earth you need government for.
"With one difference: While all the other relief-givers were busy putting their names on their donations—or as in the case of many public officials, putting their names on other people’s donations—FPJ was not. His people would swear later he would not hear of it. He gave strict orders for the relief goods to be unmarked and just sent where needed. It altered my view of the man completely and made me vow to make amends to his family for some of the things I had said about him.
That is class. Which makes me furious today about the politicians who want to exploit the misfortune of others for their ends. Or indeed their continuing travail, many of them having lost everything in one of the worst disasters ever to hit this metropolis. It’s a sentiment I know is shared by many, even those who were not directly ravaged by the floods, as I’ve seen in news reports and blogs."
Read the full article here: THREE, INQUIRER.net (The Wrath of Typhoon Ondoy)