Thanks, Tatay Digong! Albay gets P70M from the govt to help Mayon evacuees


After seeing for himself the situation in Albay, President Duterte delivered on his promise to provide additional financial aid to the province for the needs of the residents who had to evacuate because of Mayon’s eruption.

Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara received P70 million from the Office of the President, the Legazpi City Albay Facebook page posted.

The most recent amount was P50 million in funds that the President promised to provide during his visit. This was on top of the P20 million he initially provided.

This is one promise that Albay couldn’t afford to be delayed, and many are happy the President delivered.


The Presidential Management Staff (PMS) handed over the additional ₱50-million aid “promised” by President Rodrigo Duterte to the Mayon evacuees today, 31st January 2018. During the President’s visit to Albay on Monday, Duterte initially gave ₱20 million. Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara received the total ₱70- million from the Office of the President,” the Legazpi City Albay page posted.