City gives cash aid to fire victims PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 01 March 2014 18:11

The City Government, through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), on Thursday, February 27, facilitated the turnover of financial assistance to victims of different fire incidents which occurred in the City.

Mayor Beng Climaco turned over the P68,000 cash assistance to 19 families whose homes were either destroyed or damaged in the fire incidents which occurred in Sta. Maria on January 22, 2014 and in Mampang on August 27, 2013.

Assistance provided was relative to the extent of damage to the victims’ houses. Totally destroyed houses received P5,000.00 each, while those whose houses were partially damaged received P3,000.00 each.

Meanwhile, victims who were identified as boarders were provided with P1,500.00 cash support.

Assisting in the cash distribution was CSWDO Officer-in-Charge Evelyn Las Marias. — Jasmine Mohammadsali