Tagbilaran City, Bohol
28 November 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III assured the people of Bohol that the government is working to normalize and improve their living condition during a status briefing on the rehabilitation activities done in the province after it was struck with a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on October 15.
Cabinet secretaries including DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman, Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla, Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson, Education Secretary Armin Luistro, Health Secretary Enrique Ona and National Housing Auhority General Manager Chito Cruz delivered their corresponding reports regarding the rehabilitation efforts executed by their agency.
Among the hardest hit towns in Bohol province are Loon, Maribojoc, Antequera, Sagbayan, Catigbian, Tubigon and San Isidro. The total relief assistance distributed to Boholanos amounted to more than P166 million.
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