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QC TO RELOCATE RESIDENTS IN HAZARD-PRONE AREAS

The Quezon City government said it is working hand in hand with the National Housing Authority (NHA) in relocating families living along waterways and other hazard-prone areas.  The Quezon City Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office (QCDRRMO) has been implementing this commitment prior to the death of two informal settlers living under a bridge during […]

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SOLON: PROBE QUAKE-HIT N. COTABATO’S HOUSING WOES

North Cotabato 2nd District Representative Rudy Caoagdan has filed a bill seeking a congressional investigation as to why, despite the national government’s intervention, many earthquake-displaced families in the 2019 calamity remained at evacuation sites in the province. Caoagdan said he filed Resolution 01-2022 requesting the House Committee on Good Governance to investigate, in aid of […]

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RELOCATION FOR DISASTER-HIT LAKE SEBU RESIDENTS

The National Housing Authority (NHA) has signified its intention to help the municipal government of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato in developing resettlement sites in the area for residents affected by recent disasters. This was according to Lake Sebu Mayor Floro Gandam, who spoke about the NHA’s prospective role in arranging for the permanent relocation […]

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NEA, DPWH MOVE TO RELOCATE ELECTRIC POLES

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is working with the electric cooperatives (ECs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to immediately address concerns raised regarding electric poles that were not moved following road-widening projects.   This was stressed on Wednesday (October 21) by NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong, who said that the agency would […]

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GOV’T TO SEND OFF 2ND ‘BALIK PROBINSYA’ BATCH ON JUNE 11 – ESCALADA

The government is ramping up efforts for a simultaneous rollout of the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program on June 11, this time for the second batch of qualified beneficiaries who want to return to their provinces in the Visayas and Mindanao, BP2 Council Executive Director Marcelino Escalada Jr. said. Escalada, who is also the […]

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DTI, BOI MUST WORK DOUBLE TIME IN ATTRACTING INVESTORS SET TO EXIT CHINA – VILLAFUERTE

Deputy Speaker Lray Villafuerte is calling on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Board of Investments (BOI) to work double-time in conducting roadshows abroad to attract foreign investors set on leaving China to relocate to the Philippines. Villafuerte at the same time called on the Senate to approve the state economic team’s modified version of the […]

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FASTRACK RELOCATION OF FIRE VICTIMS – GO

Senator Bong Go distributed cash assistance and grocery to the victims of a fire that killed one person and destroyed about 200 houses at the Fishport Market 3 in Barangay North Bay Boulevard South (NBBS), Navotas City, on October 18. “Kapag ganitong kailangang matugunan ang problema ninyo, pupuntahan ko kayo kahit anong oras po,” Go […]

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MMDA TO RELOCATE COMMONWEALTH, C5 U-TURN SLOTS – GARCIA

An official of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the relocation of U-turn slots along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City and C5 Road in Parañaque City to give way to the construction of the Metro Rail Transit 7 (MRT-7) and the C5 Southlink Expressway project. In a press briefing at the MMDA main office […]

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MMDA TO IMPOSE FINES ON VIOLATORS OF EDSA PROVINCIAL BUS BAN – NEBRIJA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will impose fines on provincial buses that will not comply with the “no loading and unloading policy” of the agency along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) as the strict enforcement of the policy starts. Violators face a P500 fine for illegal loading and unloading. They may also face […]

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MMDA TO RELOCATE BUS TERMINALS ALONG EDSA BY JUNE – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to remove all bus terminals along Edsa by June. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), MMDA’s policy-making body, has approved the resolution prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public utility bus terminals and operators and other public utility vehicles along Edsa during its meeting at the […]