Malabon to donate P4 million to typhoon victims
The Malabon City government is donating P4 million in financial assistance to the provinces that were affected by Typhoon “Tisoy.”
The provinces of Albay, Sorsogon, Oriental Mindoro, and Northern Samar, which have all been placed under a state of calamity, will each receive P1 million from the Malabon government.
Malabon City Mayor Antolin “Lenlen” Oreta III signed the resolution prepared by the Malabon Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Friday, December 6.
“Ang hakbang na ito ay parte ng ating pakikiisa sa mga kababayan nating nasalanta ng bagyo. Gusto nating makabangon silang muli at ipaabot natin ang anumang tulong na maibigay ng Malabon (This step is a part of fostering unity with out countrymen who were affected by the typhoon. We want to help them get back on their feet and we will extend whatever assistance we can give),” Oreta said in a statement.
Typhoon “Tisoy,” known internationally as “Kammuri,” left at least nine people dead and about P811 million in agricultural damages after it hit the country on Tuesday, December 3.
The typhoon also damaged 112 houses and 27 schools.