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PIA Press Release
2010/11/30

Kalinga incurs P40M damages on schools, appeals for help

by Peter A. Balocnit

Tabuk, Kalinga (30 November) -- Fifty-five schools in the province were reported destroyed by super typhoon "Juan" with P40 million estimated cost of damages, according to Education Supervisor Alfredo Budaden of the Schools Division of Kalinga.

Budaden, who is also the physical facilities coordinator of the division, said that 182 classrooms were reported either totally or partially destroyed in 55 elementary and high schools in the province.

After the typhoon, members of Parents-Teachers-Associations (PTA), the community people and other volunteers donated materials and offered to repair damaged classrooms within their capacity just so the students can continue with their classes.

Budaden said though the Division recognizes these initiatives and encourages the "badang" system in Kalinga, these are temporary measures. The destroyed classrooms have to be permanently repaired.

"The Division office has submitted the typhoon damage report to the central office of the Department of Education copy furnished the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Provincial Local government Unit for their attention and counterpart action," he said.

While those heavily damaged ones were referred to higher offices in government for the provision of funds, the private sector is also called to extend assistance especially that education plays a great role in building a society.

"We call on the private sector, particularly multi-national companies to come at our rescue and help in the re-building of damaged schools," Budaden appealed.

The provincial federation of the PTA also aired the same appeal for those good-hearted corporations in Manila and humanitarian organizations of the world for help in repairing schools in the province. (PIA-Kalinga) [top]

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