12 months Itbayat needs new warehouse, pier and runway – Lorenzana MB
By Martin Sadongdong The construction of a supply warehouse, pier and runway in Itbayat, Batanes will be some of the improvements that will be undertaken by the national government after a series of deadly earthquakes in the area exposed the challenges faced by authorities in responding to the most remote areas in the country during disasters and calamities, authorities said Tuesday. Damaged house lie in Itbayat town, Batanes islands, on Saturday, July 27, 2019. (Agnes Salengua Nico via AP FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana admitted that the disaster response of the national government to the people ... more