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‘ODETTE’-HIT DUMAGUETE CITY RESIDENTS GET AID

The local government of Dumaguete City distributed millions of pesos worth of assistance to victims of Typhoon Odette that left a trail of destruction in its path last December 2021.

The financial assistance, as approved by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, was handed over to about 446 families in different barangays in the city.

Remollo approved the monetary aid of P10,000 each for 36 families whose houses were totally damaged and P5,000 each for 410 families whose houses were partially damaged.

The distribution to the beneficiaries were at Barangays Motong, Piapi, Camanjac, Poblacion 1, Balugo, Mangnao, Candau-ay, Talay and Poblacion 8, Junob, Bagacay, Cadawinonan, Pulantubig, Looc, Taclobo, Cantil-e and Bajumpandan in the morning, and at Calindagan, Banilad, Buñao, Daro, Poblacion 2 and Batinguel in the afternoon.

The beneficiaries were duly certified by their respective barangay officials and the City Social Welfare.

The beneficiaries were duly certified by their respective barangay officials and the City Social Welfare.

“A total amount of P2.41 million has been allocated as assistance for the affected households.”

Based on the recommendation of City Social Welfare and Development Officer Lilibeth Filipinas, a total amount of P2.41 million has been allocated as assistance for the affected households.

Another P90,000 is set aside as contingency allocation for any additional victims who will be verified and assessed for eligibility under the financial assistance, which is charged to the Unexpended Local DRRM Fund/Special Trust Fund of Calendar Year 2021. 

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