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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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DPWH STARTS DAGAMI, LEYTE FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

With efforts to alleviate flooding in low-lying areas nationwide, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began constructing a flood control structure along the Binahaan River in the municipality of Dagami, Leyte. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that the project, as reported by DPWH Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, involves five-meter tall gabion walls […]

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DUTERTE LEADS TACLOBAN BYPASS ROAD INAUGURATION

President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration of the 6.405-kilometer Tacloban City Bypass Road Project completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Province of Leyte. The President was joined in the project inauguration by Senator Bong Go, DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino, House […]

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FREE HOUSING FOR 283 LEYTE FAMILIES – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in coordination with the National Housing Authority and local government officials, turned over a total of 283 permanent housing units to families in Mayorga, Leyte last November 5, 2021, as part of the housing commitment of Task Force Yolanda to qualified beneficiaries.“These new units are part of the housing commitment of […]

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ABUYOG, LEYTE IS ASF-FREE – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) declared Abuyog, Leyte free from African swine fever (ASF), after the first case in the entire Visayas was detected in a barangay last January. Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the ASF-free declaration level 1 inside the campus of Abuyog Community College after no new ASF case has been reported in […]

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KANANGA, LEYTE ROAD GETS ASPHALT OVERLAY – VILLAR

Motorists are now experiencing smoother, faster, and safer travel along the newly-asphalted portion of Palo-Carigara-Ormoc (PCO) Road in the municipality of Kananga, Leyte. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that the asphalt overlay project of 8.024-lane kilometers at the 4-lane PCO Road in Barangay Libungao was implemented by DPWH Leyte 4th District Engineering […]

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250 YOLANDA-AFFECTED FAMILIES IN LEYTE GET HOUSING

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the recent turnover of 250 free housing units in Tolosa, Leyte together with officials of the National Housing Authority and the local government beneficiary in an effort he called “a last step to closing the Yolanda chapter, so that lives could finally move on and families and communities rebuilt.” “We […]

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94 LEYTE FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSING – NOGRALES

“We need to ensure the safety of every Filipino family, that’s why the government has expended every effort to ensure the protection of our kababayans during this typhoon season when many families are vulnerable to weather disturbances.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles during the 50th virtual turnover of 94 housing units […]

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NEW PUV TERMINAL TO RISE IN ALANGALANG, LEYTE – YU

A public transport terminal will soon rise in Alangalang, Leyte for nearly 700 public utility vehicles, the local government announced. The terminal will rise in Milagrosa village, 100 meters away from the national highway within an 800-square meter lot acquired by the local government from a private owner, Alangalang Mayor Lovell Anne Yu said. The […]

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5,000 ILOILO, SAMAR FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led officials from the National Housing Authority (NHA) and the beneficiary LGUs in turning over additional free housing units in Concepcion, Iloilo and Basey, Samar last May 26, 2021 as part of a series of virtual turnovers for victims of Typhoon Yolanda. For Iloilo, 1,803 newly-built houses were given away while […]