“Sa ngayon pinag aaralan pa namin kung kaya ng budget kasi hindi daw pwede kunin sa calamity fund namin bagkus ay sa general fund daw pwede kunin pero siguradong mabibigyan po sila,” Mayor Concepcion told this reporter. More than 80 houses were reported to be totally damaged in Mariveles during the last typhoon.
In Samal town, Mayor Gene Malibiran-Dela Fuente said that a total of 870 families were affected, and of this figure 77 families lost their homes during the onslaught of Typhoon Glenda.
“We have identified the families who will receive P3,000 each, they are those who totally lost their homes and a thousand peso for each family whose house was partially damaged,” Mayor Dela Fuente told this correspondent in a news briefing Monday morning.
She added that the municipal government is now coordinating with the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM) to link them with a foreign non-government organization (NGO) who is reportedly eyeing the town of Samal as one of the beneficiaries of its aid program.