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NOGRALES LEADS TURNOVER OF ILOILO ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles as Task Force Yolanda Chair, the National Housing Authority, and beneficiary local governments, led the back to back distribution of free housing units in Iloilo on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, as part of the Duterte administration’s commitment to finish all Yolanda housing construction by 2022.  The two successive distribution ceremonies were […]

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ILOILO GETS 5K MORE ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSES — NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles as Chairman of the IATF Yolanda, NHA and the LGU beneficiary distributed an additional 5,000 free housing units in Carles, Iloilo last Wednesday, March 17, 2021, as part of the Duterte administration’s commitment to fulfilling all its Yolanda housing commitments by 2022.The turnover was done virtually and was the 27th such […]

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DPWH BUILDS COVID-19 FACILITIES IN ILOILO – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed five COVID-19 facilities in Iloilo City and in the towns of Lambunao and Pototan, providing the Iloilo provincial government additional assistance in its fight against the ongoing pandemic. DPWH Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar, citing DPWH Regional Office 6 Director Lea Delfinado, said that […]

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MORE HOUSES FOR YOLANDA-HIT ILOILO – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the 23rd virtual turnover ceremony of additional Yolanda housing units in Estancia, Iloilo on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 as part of the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project in Region 6. Just the previous day, Nograles joined local and national officials in a similar online turnover in Capiz. “We thank and praise […]

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PH RED CROSS OPENS COVID-19 LAB IN ILOILO – GORDON

A new Philippine Red Cross (PRC) molecular laboratory in Passi City can now boost the testing capacity for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) not just in the province of Iloilo but for the whole Panay Island. PRC’s molecular laboratory in Passi City was inaugurated recently. It can process 1,000 specimens a day with results available in […]

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PH RED CROSS TO OPEN LAB IN PASSI, ILOILO – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has passed another proficiency test for its molecular laboratory that will open soon in Passi, Iloilo. “This will be our 13th installment nationwide. We only await for the completion of requirements after passing the test last December 14, 2020, in compliance with the Department of Health,” PRC Chair & CEO […]

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SOKOR FUNDS ILOILO, BUKIDNON ‘SMART’ FARMS – DAR

Filipino farmers will start adopting “smart farming technologies” shared by South Korea aimed at enabling them to sustainably produce quality vegetables year-round. This will be realized soon as the Department of Agriculture (DA) simultaneously launched two smart greenhouse projects in Iloilo and Bukidnon, funded through the Republic of Korea’s official development assistance (ODA), worth 3.15 […]

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TF YOLANDA, NHA TURN OVER 3,615 HOUSES IN ILOILO

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the online turnover of 3,615 housing units to beneficiaries in Ajuy, Iloilo last December 4, 2020 in coordination with Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and local government leaders under the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project for Region 6. Nograles heads the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and […]

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TF YOLANDA, NHA TURN OVER 1,993 HOUSES IN ILOILO

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the online turnover of free housing units to beneficiaries in Dumangas, Iloilo last November 27, 2020 in coordination with the Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and local government leaders. Nograles heads the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Recovery Projects and Programs […]

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ILOILO BACKS DEPED SPORTS PROGRAM – DEFENSOR

The provincial government and the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Iloilo have teamed up to establish an integrated and comprehensive sports development program. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr, in a press conference after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA), said the agreement is a continuation of the provincial government’s varsity program […]