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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