MATAG-OB, LEYTE – The National Housing Authority (NHA) distributed almost 5,000 shelter kits to various towns in the fourth district here, just days before Typhoon Ruby struck the region.
Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez said that it was exactly one year after she knocked on the doors of NHA to help constituents rendered homeless by Yolanda last year, when the promised shelter kits are finally available.
Nonetheless, she told recipients, they should still be grateful that it has come. She also admonished them to secure the kits well, and not work on it yet since Ruby was coming in one or two days. Continue reading
Livelihood funds were distributed to several Associations in Palompon, Leyte last December 2, 2014 at the Municipal Hall of Palompon. Present during the simple but festive ceremonies were Hon. Lucy Torres-Gomez, Congresswoman, 4th District of Leyte, Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla, Vice Governor Carlo Loreto, Board Member Indoy Arevalo, Municipal Vice Mayor Georgina Arevalo, And Ms Clinia Divina Estalilla, Livelihood Focal Person of DOLE.
Beneficiaries and projects of the livelihood funds were:
- Atzaderas, Food Processing (Pickling)
- Palompon Womens Association, Garbags from Tetra Packs and Rags from Strips of Cloth Making
- Lapu-lapu Cage Culture, Palompon Lapu-lapu Growers Association
- Mud Crab Culture Assistance Program, CANSAPA Aqua-Culture Association