TACLOBAN CITY- The people of San Isidro, which was hit by supertyphoon Yolanda, continues to receive food assistance from the municipal government.
Thus said former town mayor and now Board Member Alan Ang of Leyte’s third district who said that all the 8,051 affected families coming from the town’s 19 barangays still receives food packs, over four months since Yolanda hit their town.
Ang’s wife, Susan, is the incumbent mayor of San Isidro.
Board Member Ang told Leyte Samar Daily Express that they are now conducting series of evaluations as to the extent of damage caused by Yolanda in their town.
The result of their assessment would then be submitted former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.
Ang said that they hope that they could be given the necessary financial help from Lacson.
“We are happy that the Office of The Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery through Sec. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson will help rebuild the structures like our school buildings and other government office which were damaged by Yolanda and other government buildings,” he said.
The board member also said that both Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla and Rep. Andres Salvacion of third district are also helping them on their rehabilitation effort. (LITO A. BAGUNAS)