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Portions of Kauswagan declared as calamity area

A RESOLUTION declaring portions of Barangay Kauswagan as calamity areas due to fire incidents was approved by the 18th City Council during its regular session Monday.

The fire occurred last Oct. 29 and Nov. 1 at Zone 5 (NHA Phase 1) and Zone 2, based on the Final Disaster Reports submitted by the City Social Welfare and Development Office.

Based on the report, the estimated damage (partial and total) is  P5,150,000 for the fire incident at Zone 5, while the estimated damage for the fire incidents that occurred at Zone 2 Tamparong is P70,000.

The CSWD has already extended food and material assistance to the affected families.

Financial assistance in the amount of P308,000 and P14,500 were also recommended.

The legislation was reviewed and endorsed by the committees on barangay affairs and on laws and rules, respectively chaired by Councilors Yan Lam Lim and Ian Mark Nacaya. (sp)


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