The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental is sending P4 Million cash assistance to the provinces of Albay, Catanduanes, Cagayan, and Isabela who were hit by massive floods and widespread damage due to recent typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.
The said assistance was approved during the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) Meeting held at the Capitol Social Hall, today, presided by PDRRMC chairperson, Gov. Bong Lacson.Each of the affected province will receive P1 Million from Negros Occidental, in coordination with their respective LGUs.
The council also approved the P156,520,000 worth of programs, projects, and activities to be funded under the 2021 PDRRM fund, which prioritized the necessary emergency preparedness and response programs.All approved agenda will be endorsed to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.
The meeting was attended by the council members, Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, Negros Occidental PDMP Head Dr. Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, and Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator and PDRRMC Secretariat Head, Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal, among others.