RDDC XI gives financial assistance to landslide victims in Pantukan, Comval Province
Davao City (30 June) -- The landslide incident that occurred in Sitio Biasong, Brgy. Napnapan, Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province last June 19, 2006, 6:30 p.m. as a result of heavy rain, brought misfortune to the residents of the area. It resulted to the death of three (3) people and injured five (5) others. Six (6) shanties were totally destroyed.
It has been the commitment of the government to assist these victims the best it can in the form of financial assistance from the President's Social Fund through the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council XI/Office of Civil Defense XI.
Dir. Carmelito Lupo, of the Office of Civil Defense XI personally handed the financial assistance to the victims and other beneficiaries. The amount of P10,000.00 each for the dead and P5,000.00 for the injured totaling to P45,000.00 was given in cash.
The victims assisted were : Dead - Jhonriel Tequillo, 16 yrs.old; Lady Jane Magdipig, 4 yrs.old; and Marilyn Magdipig, 33 yrs. old. Injured/Wounded (hospitalized at Davao Regional Hospital, Apokon, Tagum City - Erlinda Macadagat, 22 yrs. old; Eduardo Macadagat, 35 yrs. old; and Reynaldo Magdipig, 26 yrs. old. (RDCC XI/PIA) [top]