CAN-AVID, Eastern Samar – The mayor of this town, Vilma Germino, vowed to deliver more projects and programs that will result in its development and improvement of the lives of its people.

The mayor made this commitment as she delivered her state of the municipality address on Monday (Oct.10), coinciding her 100 days in office.

During her speech, Germino also expressed her gratitude to the late vice mayor and her predecessor, Gil Norman Germino, who died due to a lingering illness last Sept 26 saying he had paved the way for Can-avid’s goal towards development.

Mayor Germino, who is serving her first term in office, enumerated the accomplishments of her administration since she took office last June 30.

“This 100 days is an opportunity for us to show unity, cooperation, and to celebrate a life of gratitude and to mark the beginning of a journey towards development,” she said.
Among the accomplishments mentioned by the mayor was the implementation of a solid waste management program in their town as she disclosed that her administration intends to have its own sanitary landfill.

In disaster risk reduction, the municipal government turned over communication and rescue equipment to all of its 28 barangays as several non-government organizations also pledged to provide assistance to the municipality in disaster preparedness.

The Phivolcs, she added, will install an earthquake intensity meter in the town this year.
She also announced that the town has already reached 85% of its vaccination campaign against coronavirus disease, making Can-avid among areas in Eastern Samar with the highest inoculation rate.

The town mayor added that the Department of Health(DOH) also allocated P5 million fund to be used for the expansion of their rural health unit as she declared that she want to avail the agency’s ‘Doctors to the barrio program’ to provide health needs of the residents living in remote barangays.

Mayor Germino also disclosed that they have already generated P7.85 million income which is higher compare to their target for this year of P5.6 million. (ROEL T. AMAZONA)