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Hinoba-an, Negros Occ. – Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. turned over a total of Php 2,141,000 worth of financial assistance to families affected by typhoon “Pablo” in the Municipalities of Hinoba-an, Cauayan and the City of Sipalay over the weekend.
Families with total damaged houses received Php 5,000 each while those with partially damaged houses obtained Php 3,000 each financial aid.
A total of 76 houses were completely damaged, 64 of which were from Hinoba-an, while five were from Sipalay City and seven from Cauayan.
Out of the 587 partially damaged houses, 557 were from Hinoba-an, 15 each from Sipalay City and Cauayan.
Earlier, the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) extended close to 800 family packs containing three kilos of rice, three tins sardines, and three pouches noodles to affected families.
The Philippine National Red Cross also provided 80 family packs for affected families in Hinoba-an.
Also present during the activity were Provincial Board Member Melvin Ibañez, Executive Assistant to the Governor Angel Verdeflor, PSWD Officer Liane Garcia, local and barangay officials, among others.* /CAPITOLNEWS
“This is not the end, this is the beginning of a new and very challenging year for you,” emphasized Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. in his message during the Tribute to the Retirees of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental dubbed, “Pasalamat… Paalam…” yesterday at the Social Hall of the Capitol Building, Bacolod City.
The governor, who also acknowledged those with the longest period of government service, encouraged retirees to keep themselves busy and to share their happy experiences and expertise with others. He also urged them to keep in touch with friends and colleagues at all times.
A total of 56 retirees, of whom 11 received posthumous awards were given appropriate honour during the program.
Each retiree received cash incentives and gifts from the province, the Capitol Government Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CAPGEM) and Provincial Alliance of Government Employees (PACE).
Sangguniang Panlalawigan Committee Chairman on Personnel and Human Resource Miller Serondo also encouraged retirees to remain active and to continue their contribution for the good of the community as they begin a new phase in their life.
Provincial Human Resource Management Officer Virginia Parreño said that this is the year with the most number of retirees in the provincial government.
Also present during the activity were Provincial Board Member Mae Javellana, Executive Assistant to the Governor Angel Verdeflor, and Capitol department and office heads, among others.* /CAPITOLNEWS