The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office spearheads the handing over of financial support to families who were victims of fire that burn some houses to the ground while others were partially damage in Purok 1, Poblacion Village last August 29, 2018.
Mayor Randy J. Macapil of Linamon Municipality thanked Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo for the assistance received by the victims especially in this time that they are in the process of rebuilding their houses.
According to Mayor Macapil, the cash assistance from the provincial government is of great help to the families and it is given regardless of the financial status of the victims.
Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member, Honorable Grecille I. Matalines, Chairman Committee on Social Services delivered her message on behalf of Governor Angging expressing the concern of the Provincial Chief Executive who had requested the Honorable Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan headed by Vice Governor Maria Cristina N. Atay to allocate budget in extending financial assistance to the residents of Purok 1.
The Provincial Government is always giving priority to the concern of the constituents particularly in incidents such as fire and other manmade or natural calamities.
Honorable Matalines uplifts the morale of the victims that in spite of what has happened the Lord is always there looking on and keeping us safe each day, and hopes that the financial assistance from the Provincial Government could be utilize in the reconstruction of their respective houses.
The Provincial Government through Governor Angging is just one of the instruments that could provide assistance to the fire victims and proof of her dedication in providing selfless service to the constituents of Lanao del Norte.
With the help of Ms. Luz Patalinghug, Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer, the PSWDO under the active leadership of Ms. Annabelle S. Mendez identified the families who can avail the financial aid. For partially damage houses, P5,000 was given to each head of the family while P10,000 for the total damage houses.
The cash giving assistance was held inside the Municipal Auditorium on November 26, 2018, also present in the activity was Honorable Vice Mayor Che Pestolante-Abudiente and the Honorable Members of the Sangguniang Bayan. PIO-LDN