LEGAZPI CITY – The abaca industry in Catanduanes is now gradually bouncing back after its devastation when the island was directly hit by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten) on Christmas Eve in 2016.
There’s no hanky panky with this P523 million fund.
The Albay provincial government has distributed Emergency Shelter Assistance to the residents of Malilipot town today, June 20, whose houses were partially damaged by Typhoon Niña.
A total of 107 abaca farmers from two towns in Catanduanes whose plantations were damaged by Typhoon Nina received their received their “Cash for Work” incentives from the funds provided by the Department of Agriculture.
Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Villafuerte said that more than 150,000 families will get P10,000 emergency shelter assistance from the national government.
A total of 25 barangays in Libon town have received emergency cash assistance from the Albay Provincial Government for victims of Typhoon Nina whose houses were partially damaged.
The Provincial Government of Albay has distributed emergency shelter assistance last Wednesday to residents whose houses werr partially damaged by the onslaught of Typhoon Nina.
Seventy-five families In Catanduanes finally have a place which they can call their own home.
More than 13,500 abaca farmers in Catanduanes are expected to benefit from the P50-million abaca rehab fund granted by the Department of Agriculture.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office V has assured that victims of Typhoon Nina last year in Bicol Region will get their Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA).