The second batch of the humanitarian military contingent of the Republic of Korea (ROK) engaged in the rehabilitation of typhoon-damaged public structures in
ROK Araw Force public relations officer, Lt Myunghyun Baek, said that more than 300 military personnel will replace the 280 members who belong to the first batch.
Only 13 percent of the members of the first batch will be left behind, mostly officials, including Colonel Chulwon Lee, commander of the Araw Force.
Meanwhile, joining the second batch are nine female soldiers who were assigned in the medical team and special support group, added Lt Baek.
The second batch will continue the tasks left behind by the first batch in Tolosa, Tanauan and Palo, said Col Lee.
The second batch will be divided into five groups; three will focus on rebuilding and rehabilitating public elementary schools while two groups will focus in rebuilding and rehabilitating houses of Filipino War Veterans who were sent in