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SHELTER SITE FOR LEYTE ‘AGATON’ VICTIMS CLEARED

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed site development activities in Barangay Maganhan, Baybay City, Leyte to serve as the location of temporary shelters for Typhoon ‘Agaton’ victims in Eastern Visayas. Based on the status report submitted by Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, Secretary Roger Mercado said that on-site development preparations involved […]

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CLEAR EDSA FLYOVERS OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS – ABALOS

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos recently inspected the ground level of several flyovers along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). According to Abalos, this is in line with the agency’s drive against urban decay and to ensure orderliness and cleanliness in the metropolis. Areas inspected by the traffic chief were EDSA-Kamuning, Timog and […]

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GOV’T SET TO CLEAR CAGAYAN RIVER — CIMATU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary and Task Force Build Back Better (TFBBB) co-chair Roy Cimatu said the government is all set for the removal of sandbars along the constricted section of Cagayan River called “Magapit Narrows” by late January or early February. “This is a strategic move in the short-term while medium- […]

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MMDA AIDS MARIKINA IN CLEARING OPS – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority recently visited Marikina City after being devastated by Typhoon Ulysses. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim together with Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro inspected Barangay Malanday in Marikina, one of the areas severely hit by flood. The two officials distributed face masks and shields, and relief bags which include sardines, noodles, and bottled […]

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DPWH HYACINTH CLEARING OPS GET BOOST – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be deploying an additional water master dredger with rake attachment to control the proliferation of water hyacinth that hamper the waterflow and ferry boat operation in the Pasig River. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Sagip Manila Bay Team reported its recent DPWH coordination […]

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MMDA, LGUS CLEAR BACLARAN STREETS – GARCIA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the local chief city executives of Pasay and Parañaque recently teamed up in clearing the streets in Baclaran of illegal street vendors in compliance to the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to reclaim all public roads being used for private purposes. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, MMDA General Manager Jojo […]

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MMDA COLLECTS 400 TRUCKLOADS OF GARBAGE FOR MANILA BAY REHAB PROGRAM – LIM

A total of 400 truckloads of garbage and silt from Metro Manila waterways and drainage systems were collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the Manila Bay rehabilitation program. The MMDA said its Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office (FCMSO) has hauled 3,018 cubic meters of trash and silt during its […]