Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

27/01/2022 8:53:00 AM

Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

The municipality of Alegria is planning to develop a housing project for families displaced by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).

announced through social mediathat negotiations were now ongoing between them and owners of properties that were initially identified as possible locations for the relocation site.Based on the initial blueprints designed by the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) – 7th District Engineering Office, which was also shared on social media, the proposed shelter will be a single-story, medium-density housing development that will have at least 40 units.

It has been more than a month since Odette battered the central and southern portions of Cebu province, including Alegria.The local government unit (LGU) there, however, said a lot of families in their locality remained homeless. “Tungod sa kadakong kadaot nga gihatag ni Odette, daghang pamilya ang nagpabilin nga wala nay kapuy-an,” they said.

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Alegria’s local government on Thursday, January 27 announced through social media that negotiations were now ongoing between them and owners of properties that were initially identified as possible locations for the relocation site.Linkedin TYPHOON ODETTE has triggered a partial payout for the government worth $52.endIndex: Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 25) — The Philippines is set to acquire $52.0 Snacking company Mondelēz International has partnered with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) locally to contribute to alleviating the devastation caused by Typhoon Odette (Rai) last December 2021.

Based on the initial blueprints designed by the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) – 7th District Engineering Office, which was also shared on social media, the proposed shelter will be a single-story, medium-density housing development that will have at least 40 units. It has been more than a month since Odette battered the central and southern portions of Cebu province, including Alegria.7 billion) from catastrophe-linked bonds (CAT bonds) issued by the World Bank, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. The local government unit (LGU) there, however, said a lot of families in their locality remained homeless. The agency said the Bureau of the Treasury requested an event calculation following the typhoon's onslaught, which hit the"partial trigger" for the bond.   “Tungod sa kadakong kadaot nga gihatag ni Odette, daghang pamilya ang nagpabilin nga wala nay kapuy-an,” they said. “The level triggered was for a Yolanda-type event or a 1-in-19 years severity typhoon hitting the Philippines,” the DoF said. (Because of the damage that Odette, many families have remained without any homes yet. Homes were damaged, livelihoods were lost, and day-to-day survival became difficult.

) As a result, Alegria Mayor Verna Magallon and Vice Mayor Gilberto Magallon called for a meeting with national government agencies such as DPWH and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and construction companies to discuss their proposal to put up a permanent relocation site for displaced individuals. Another payout could be calculated after rain readings become available in the next few months. It allows an added layer of financial protection against the disasters - the more severe but less frequent ones. Alegria is a fourth-class municipality located approximately 112 kilometers southwest of Cebu. It was one of the badly hit areas during the onslaught of Odette last December 16, 2021. Dominguez III said in a press release Tuesday. RELATED STORIES . "This financial instrument is just among the several innovative strategies that the government is undertaking to improve our resilience against natural calamities," Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said.