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Additional P18.6-M fund approved by SP

Additional P18.6-M fund approved by SP

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 17, 2020) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan headed by Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta approves the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) Resolution No. 2020-3-03 recommending the allocation of P18,675,000 for the prevention and mitigation and response program of the province of Sarangani to curtail the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and African Swine Fever (ASF) in the province. The amount is chargeable against the unexpended Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (trust fund 2019) and Quick Response Fund (QRF) 2020. It was approved during the 2nd Special Session of the SP on April 16. As Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon promised, included in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan approval was the P14-million financial assistance to the seven component municipalities in Sarangani wherein each will get P2-million to augment their resources in mitigating the effects of COVID-19. This is in addition to the P1-million assistance downloaded to each of the municipalities on April 3. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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