TACLOBAN CITY-The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCAA) announced of a grant for a project that deals on the restoration of heritage sites that sustained damages during the onslaught of supertyphoon Yolanda.

This project grant was announced by the NCCA in a press conference held in Tacloban, considered the ground zero of Yolanda, on July 30. The NCCA representatives present during the press conference were Corinnah Anne Olazo together with Gina Barcelon of the sub -commission of cultural heritage and Claren Aguilar of the sub- commission of arts.

According to them, Yolanda had caused the destruction of several heritage sites which needs to be restored back. Thus, the NCCA would help repair these heritage or historical and cultural sites by providing a grant to individual or a group of individuals. The representatives from the NCCA encourage the local government units, the non-government organizations, schools and individuals to have an initiative to propose a project on rehabilitation on the heritage sites found in the region that saw damages due to Yolanda. (ELIZABETH HUGO, LNU-Intern)