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Gov Marañon Calls for Vigilance in Preserving and Protecting our Environment

Gov Marañon Calls for Vigilance in Preserving and Protecting our Environment

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (standing) calls for vigilance in pursuing the task of environmental protection and preservation during the conduct of the Northern Negros Natural Park Management Board meeting yesterday at the Governor’s Hall, Capitol Building. The activity was spearheaded by the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) headed by Atty. Wilfred Ramon Peñalosa. Also present during the meeting were Forester Damasu Fuentes from the Protected Area Wildlife Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region VI and Provincial Board Member Melvin Ibañez.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Governor Marañon Joins PDC Meeting for 2012 at Nature’s Village Resort Hotel

Governor Marañon Joins PDC Meeting for 2012 at Nature’s Village Resort HotelGovernor Marañon Joins PDC Meeting for 2012 at Nature’s Village Resort Hotel

Left photo shows Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) together with Negros Association of Chief Executives, Inc. President David Albert Lacson of EB Magalona (left) and SPM Salvador Escalante, Jr. (right) at the Provincial Development Council (PDC) meeting attended by local government officials, private sector groups, department heads and the local media (right photo) at Nature’s Village Resort Hotel and Restaurant yesterday in Talisay City.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Guv Gives P2M Financial Assistance to Typhoon Victims in Hinoba-an, Cauayan and Sipalay City

Guv Gives P2M Financial Assistance to Typhoon Victims in Hinoba-an, Cauayan and Sipalay City

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (2nd from left) hands the financial assistance to an affected family member of typhoon ‘Pablo’ in Hinoba-an in the presence of SPM Melvin Ibañez (extreme left) .* /CAPITOLPhoto

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.

Guv Gives P2M Financial Assistance to Typhoon Victims in Hinoba-an, Cauayan and Sipalay City

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated, 3rd from left) together with SPM Melvin Ibañez (seated, 4th from left), and Executive Assistant to the Governor Angel Verdeflor (seated, 2nd from left), among other local and barangay officials at the turnover of financial assistance to affected families of typhoon “Pablo” in Hinoba-an.* /CAPITOLPhoto


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