Pru Life UK and Save the Children bring aid to Maring victims in Malabon

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Pru Life UK employee-volunteers helped in the distribution of relief items

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The affected community of Brgy. Catmon, Malabon line up to receive relief goods from Pru Life UK

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Pru Life UK employee-volunteers and the Save the Children team gather for a group photo after the relief operation

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British insurer Pru Life UK, together with international non-profit organization Save the Children, responded to the pressing need for relief in Barangay Catmon, Malabon to help alleviate the living conditions in communities affected by tropical storm Maring. At least 500 essential non-food items, which included hygiene, household, newborn kits and drinking water, were distributed by Pru Life UK employee-volunteers to affected families, benefitting at least 2,700 individuals.

The torrential rains caused by tropical storm Maring resulted in extreme flooding in several low-lying provinces of Luzon, including Metro Manila. In Malabon City, almost 600 families are still enduring uncomfortable accommodations in overcrowded evacuation centers.

Pru Life UK, through its charitable arm Prudence Foundation, has allocated a PhP7-million emergency relief fund for identified areas in Metro Manila and the provinces.

Pru Life UK and Prudence Foundation have a a three-year partnership with Save the Children. The partnership covers a sustainable program on disaster risk reduction, which aims to to equip communities with planning and survival skills to cope with natural disasters. The partnership likewise includes a reading program for toddlers.

Established in 1996, Pru Life UK is a subsidiary of British financial services giant Prudential plc. Pru Life UK is the pioneer and current market leader of unit-linked or investment-linked life insurance products, and is one of the first life insurance companies approved to market US dollar-denominated unit-linked policies in the country. Pru Life UK is a life insurance company and is not engaged in the business of selling pre-need plans.

Prudential plc is a United Kingdom-registered company. Its regional headquarters, Prudential Corporation Asia, is based in Hong Kong.

Pru Life UK and Prudential plc are not affiliated with Prudential Financial, Inc. (a US-registered company), Philippine Prudential Life Insurance Company, Prudentialife Plans, Inc. or Prudential Guarantee and Assurance, Inc. (all Philippine-registered companies).

For more information: www.prulifeuk.com.ph

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