Guv Gumarin directs immediate relief,AID for #OdettePH affected families, sectors
In response to the aftermath of typhoon Odette, Governor Samuel T. Gumarin called for an immediate meeting today, December 17, 2021 at the Office of the Governor Conference Room, together with Atty. John Edward Gando, Vice Governor, and selected provincial government department heads to finalize response and aids for the affected families and sectors.
The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) and Provincial Office for Agricultural Services (POAS) continue to monitor the affected areas and sectors provincewide early morning after the typhoon hit the island, and are expected to complete the needed data and information within the day.
Relief assistance is currently finalized to be distributed once the list of affected persons is consolidated in partnership with all the five Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Councils and the barangays.
Parameters have also been discussed for the aids to be given to families and household affected to project the range of financial support to be extended.
Governor Samuel T. Gumarin eyes to hasten the said declaration to pool and utilize funds for relief and assistance.
Meanwhile, PDRRMC is set to meet tomorrow, December 18, 2021, to consolidate reports and gather data and information for possible consideration of the declaration of the state of calamity, together with the activation of the Local Price Coordinating Council.
At present, two casualties have been identified, from Barangay Ravina – one 72-year old male and 64-year old female – after their house has been damaged by a tree.
Major and minor roads have been cleared and remain passable as of this writing so as not to affect the flow of economic goods and services in the island.
Meanwhile, internet and power supply are still disrupted and communication remains to be a challenge at present.+7
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