DAVAO CITY – The government’s social welfare department turned over 304 housing units in some areas in Davao Oriental province during the third year commemoration of typhoon Pablo (International name: Bopha) last Friday (Dec.4).
The Department of Social Welfare and Development XI (DSWD) turned over the housing units in the villages of Cabagayan, Jovellar, Maganda, and Tubaon in Tarragona town. The units are part of the 867 housing units targeted to be constructed in Tarragona. The project is set to be completed by the first quarter of 2016.
Meanwhile, in the implementation of the Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP) in the typhoon hard-hit towns of Boston, Cateel, Baganga, and Caraga, DSWD reported that around 18,020 permanent shelters units out of the 19,253 total target have already been turned over to its beneficiaries, comprising about 98 percent of the total project completion.
The turn-over ceremony of projects were attended by provincial governor Corazon Malanyaon, town Mayor Nestor Uy, DSWD Regional Director Priscilla Razon and first district representative Congressman Nelson Dayanghirang. (davaotoday.com)