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Palawan Capitol inaugurates new covered court/evacuation center in El Nido

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A new covered court which doubles as an evacuation center in El Nido has been inaugurated recently.

The said court costs P3 million and was funded by the Palawan Provincial government. It was one of the 185 covered courts being built by the Capitol.

Present during the inauguration were officials of the provincial government as well as the El Nido local government.

“Batay sa tagubilin ni Gob Jose Ch. Alvarez, ang pamahalaang panlalawigan ay naglaan ng pondo para gugulin sa pagtatayo ng barangay covered court/evacuation na mayroong de-kalidad at kumpletong pasilidad na magagamit na kanlungan ng mga lokal na residente sa panahon ng kalamidad,” the province said.

“Kaugnay nito, ang nasabing proyekto ay magkakaroon ng permanenteng bleachers na maaring gamiting higaan, maayos na palikuran, maayos na lutuan, at entablado na magagamit sa mahahalagang aktibidad ng barangay,” it added.

The Capitol said the coourt was just the phase 1 but it can already be used by the residents of the said barangaym

“Kasabay ng pagpapasinaya ng barangay covered court sa Brgy. New Ibajay na magsisilbi ding Evacuation Center ay ang pagbubukas ng ilang mahahalagang proyekto tulad ng Rescue Center/Tourist Assistant Center at Coast Guard Station na matatagpuan sa Barangay San Fernando, El Nido,” said the Capitol.

Governor Alvarez led the inauguration as well as other Capitol officials and District Commander Allen Toribio of the Philippine Coast Guard –Palawan.

Also in attendance were officials of El Nido local government as well as several barangay leaders.