Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Yolanda’s overall damage in Aklan, almost 2 billion pesos; recorded deaths, 13

Written by Gloria Villas

Super typhoon Yolanda’s overall damage in the province of Aklan reached up to more than 2 billion pesos, while there are 13 recorded deaths.

This is what the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has confirmed yesterday.

In line with this, the PDRRMC is now vitally moving for the Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan for those affected.

According to PDRRMC Staff, Jayfree Jizmundo, the local government and international organizations have been conducting meetings for the said plan.

The agency targets to conduct the Recovery and Rehabilitation from November 28, 2013, where 17 towns in Aklan affected by the typhoon will be given aid.

Meanwhile, the PDRRMC extends its gratitude to the United Nations (UN) and other agencies that are constantly providing help.

At the moment, relief operations are continuously conducted for all Yolanda victims in Aklan.

Translated by Shelah Casiano

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