2 weeks 3 provinces sign deal with USAID for P900M safe water project Inquirer
BACOLOD CITY---Negros Occidental and two other provinces on Thursday (Nov. 19) signed an agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for a safe water project worth nearly P900 million. Patrick Wesner, USAID acting mission director, said the aid agency would give technical assistance to help communities in the provinces of Negros Occidental, Palawan and Sarangani build clean water facilities. The three provinces face recurring water shortages amid rising water demand, degraded watersheds and inadequate access to water supply and sanitation services. "The US government is proud to support the efforts of Palawan, Negros Occidental and Sarangani to ... more