Monday, December 2, 2013

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas, to Visit Aklan for Monitoring and Relief Operations

Written by Jay-ar M. Arante

Department of Interior and Local Government Unit (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas is scheduled to visit the province of Aklan.

According to the Aklan Governor’s office, joining Roxas in the monitoring is the Department of Social Welfare Development (DSWD) and a private sector of the country.

Roxas is also expected to visit the town of Aklan which was heavily affected by super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) for relief operations.

Damaged infrastructure and livelihood in Aklan allegedly exceeded three (3) billion pesos during the typhoon while thirteen (13) people were reported to have died.

Currently, preparations by the province for the arrival of DILG Secretary Roxas on Tuesday December 3, is in full swing.

Translated by Rodel Abalus

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