2 weeks P1.5B released to typhoon-hit LGUs Manilatimes
A total of P1.5 billion worth of funds for the local government units (LGUs) heavily affected by the recent typhoons was released, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Saturday. The Special Allotment Release Order and Notice of Cash Allocation for financial assistance to LGUs were released by the Department of Budget and Management. According to DILG Spokesman and Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya, the funds were released following the declaration of a state of calamity in Luzon. These will go to LGUs badly affected by the typhoons. “Para po doon sa LGUs na lubhang nasalanta ng sunod-sunod na ... more