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Walang ganun! Catanduanes Gov. Boboy Cua says the province didn’t receive millions from USAID and EU

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While Catanduanes received assistance in the wake of typhoon Rolly, it did not receive millions from the European Union or US Agency for International Development, Gov. Boboy Cua said.

In a Facebook post, Cua warned against an infographic that he said causes misinformation.

He said Catanduanes did not receive 9.7M from USAID and 63M for the EU, or even P500,000 from the Bulacan provincial government.

He said the donations the province received from government agencies, non-government organizations, local governments, and private parties have to be endorsed to the Provincial Treasurer’s Office for deposit to the province’s trust fund.

He cautioned his constituents to be careful about what they share on social media.

He also said the provincial government would provide a list of donations it had received for transparency.

Don’t fall for false claims!

“#MISINFORMATION: Ang infographic na ito ay nagdudulot ng kalituhan. Wala pong natanggap na 9.7M mula sa USAID, 63M mula sa European Union (EU) at 500K mula sa Bulacan ang Provincial Government ng Catanduanes.

Ang mga donasyon mula sa iba’t-ibang ahensya, non-government organizations (NGOs), local government units (LGUs), at pribadong organisasyon o indibidwal ay kailangang i-endorse sa Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) upang maideposito sa official trust fund account ng probinsiya.

Mag-ingat po tayo sa paglike at pagshare ng hindi opisyal at kumpirmadong impormasyon o post sa social media.

Antabayan ang page na ito para sa transparency updates ng mga nakukuha nating donasyon. Maaari niyo rin makita ang updating list ng donations sa link na ito: tinyurl.com/PLGUTindogCatanduanesDonations

Maraming salamat!” Cua posted.