2,654 Families Gets Aid In 3rd Phase of Distribution
City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano personally saw to the distribution of the financial aid, in its third phase, to 2,654 families whose houses were either partially or totally damaged, where the total amount given out was P12,178,600.00.
City Mayor Vicente ‘Dongkoy’ Y. Emano made sure during the financial aid distribution, February 16, 2012, at the City Tourism Hall that all victims are given the alloted financial aid regardless of politics or whatever factor as long as they are legitimate victims of the typhoon Sendong.
Meanwhile, the mayor also clarified that those families who have members who are declared ‘missing’ may not yet receive the alloted aid until the missing members are officially declared dead, according to law.
More than P26M of the P70M from the 5% Calamity Fund have been given by the city government to the families who have lost their loved ones, and/or whose houses have been damaged or totally washed out.