The aftermath of typhoon Lando that hit the province last October 18, 2015 was very evident when numerous residents of the province of Nueva Ecija were brought to various evacuation areas to avoid possible casualties. Through the directive of President Pacifico B. Aniag of Wesleyan University – Philippines, Dr. Estrella Buenaventura, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Prof. Nenita Manubay, Special Assistant to the President for Administration, and Dr. Apolinar Alfonso, Director of Quality Assurance Office and WESCOP, went around the City of Cabanatuan last October 21, 2015 to check how the University could extend assistance to the evacuees.
On October 22, 2015, a feeding activity was done spearheaded by Dr. Buenaventura and Prof. Manubay, and they were joined in by Dr. Marietta Teano, Dr. Myrna Balangue, Dr. Norman Namoro, Prof. Violeta Pitular, Ms. Irene Damaso, Mrs. Aniceta Trinidad, in Nueva Ecija High School (NEHS). About 100 evacuee-families were recipients of the said feeding which helped alleviate their dreary situation caused by the typhoon. By Allan Chavez (with interview from Irene Damaso) Photos by Bert Lacson