Sorsogon provides financial aid to Albay LGUs for evacuees affected by Mayon eruption


Bicolanos truly back their fellow Bicolanos.

This was proven anew by Sorsogon Governor Bobet Lee Rodrigueza as he provided financial aid to residents of Albay affected by the eruption of Mt. Mayon.

The Sorsogon governor met last Feb. 26 with Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara to personally hand their donation to several local government units in Albay.

“Governor Bobet Lee Rodrigueza of Sorsogon paid a visit at the Governor’s Office and met with Governor Al Francis Bichara to give financial assistance to the affected families of Mayon Volcano’s Hazardous activity in Sto. Domingo, Daraga, Guinobatan, and Camalig,” the province said.

The local chief executives were present during the turn over of the financial grant.

“Mayor Gemma Ann Ongjoco of Guinobatan,and Mayor Ding Baldo of Camalig, and representatives of Mayor Aguas of Sto. Domingo and Mayor Jaucian of Daraga personally received P150,000 each from Governor Rodrigueza,” said the province.

Alert Level 4 remains in effect over Mayon Volcano for over a month now.

Albay, meanwhile, extended gratitude to the support provided by Province of Sorsogon.

In a separate but related developments, the province of Albay continues its medical missions for the affected residents.

The provincial government of Albay through the Members of Albay Friendly Basic Health Care Providers with the help of San Juan City DRRMO sent by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), gave medical services to the senior citizens yesterday, in West Carisac, Libon Albay.

“Free clinical and dental consultations was given to the senior citizens. After consultations free medicines were provided for their welfare,” the province said.

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