Residents from Tiwi, Albay get P10K emergency shelter assistance

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Residents of Tiwi town in Albay received their emergency shelter assistance through the initiative of Governor Al Francis Bichara.

Governor Bichara dropped by to personally check the distribution of the financial assistance last May 24 at the Federation of Clubs Tiwi Gymnasium.

“Medical services were also given to the residents in the morning which includes dental, optical, medical, and clinical assistance,” the province said.

“Free eyeglasses from both adult and children were provided. Free medicines were also given after consultations,” it added.

Meanwhile, Governor Bichara assured that everyone will be given the cash assistance as he asked for patience.

The province said that almost 5,500 beneficiaries from 55 barangays were present and were given the assistance.

Each of the families received P10,000 financial assistance.

“The beneficiaries are the ones affected by typhoon Niña in year December 2015,” said the province.