3000 storm survivors receive shelters

Mar. 08, 2015

Some 3086 family-survivors of Typhoon Pablo in Compostela Valley received their Certificate of Occupancy as the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley conducted the third turnover of permanent shelters on Thursday.

The turnover of shelter homes was led by Department of Social Welfare and Development  undersecretary Angelita Y. Gregorio-Medel, Governor Arturo T. Uy, Vice Governor Manuel Zamora, and 1st District Representative Ma. Carmen Zamora. The activity was held during the Social Services Day in commemoration of the provincial 17th Founding Anniversary and 8th Bulawan Festival.

The homes were constructed through the DSWD Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP).

The overall cost of the project was Php 2.6 billion that was implemented in the towns of Boston, Baganga, Cateel, Caraga, Tarragona and Manay in Davao Oriental; Montevista, Compostela, Monkayo, New Bataan, Laak, Nabunturan, Pantukan, Mabini, Maco, Mawab, and Maragusan in Compostela Valley; and New Corella and Tagum City in Davao Del Norte.

To date, 4714 have been completed in Compostela Valley while Davao Oriental has 14,619, and 33 for Davao Del Norte.

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