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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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‘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 […]

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GAPAN CITY RESIDENTS GET FREE LAB SERVICES

A local government-run diagnostic center, equipped with more than P20 million worth of fully-automated laboratory machines, is now open and free for residents in Gapan City, Nueva Ecija. Rural health practitioner Dr. Augusto Pangilinan said the center will have medical technologists to serve at least 100 patients a day. “Tayo pa lang po ‘yung LGU […]

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CASH AID FOR ‘ODETTE’-HIT BACOLOD CITY RESIDENTS

The city government of Bacolod is set to grant financial assistance to owners of 9,054 houses damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Data from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) as of December 28 showed some 745 houses were wrecked while 8,309 others were partially damaged in 57 out of 61 […]

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‘CASH-FOR-WORK’ BENEFIT 6K DAVAO CITY RESIDENTS

More than 6,000 residents in Davao City’s first district stand to benefit from the continuing cash-for-work project of the first congressional district office, in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through the agency’s Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) program. The office of Davao […]

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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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PASS MARAWI COMPENSATION ACT NOW – SANGCOPAN

A Mindanao lawmaker appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent a measure providing monetary compensation for residents affected by the Marawi City siege. Anak Mindanao Party-list Representative Amihilda Sangcopan said the immediate passage of the Marawi Compensation bill would help fast-track the promised rehabilitation to the war-torn city and the immediate return of […]

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300 MABALACAT INMATES GET COVID VAX JABS — GARBO

A total of 300 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) at the Angeles City District Jail who are residents of Mabalacat were inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Mabalacat City COVID-19 Response Integrated System (CRIS) conducted an on-site visit in the facility upon the instruction of Mayor Crisostomo Garbo to heed the call of the […]

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SISON RESIDENTS GET FREE TECH-VOC TRAINING

The local government unit (LGU) of Sison in Surigao del Norte province has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Surigao State College of Technology (SSCT) for the free technical and vocational training of the town’s residents. The LGU said the MOA was signed between Mayor Karissa Fetalvero-Paronia and SSCT president, Gregorio Gamboa Jr. “Residents in […]

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LEBAK RESIDENTS LAUDED FOR RESCUE OF BABY TURTLES

The local government of Lebak and the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) lauded the locals for helping save marine wildlife. Four residents of Barangay Tibpuan, a coastal village of Lebak, Sultan Kudarat were given citations and food packs by the local government and MENRO for their contribution to the campaign to protect marine […]