PALOMPON,Leyte- After more than four months after this town was hit by supertyphoon Yolanda, the situation of this town is now back to normal.
Thus said Mayor Ramon Oñate who credited the assistance they received from different non-government organizations and foreign countries as reason why the town immediately returned to normalcy.
He said business operators in Palompon resumed their operations as power was immediately restored two after Yolanda hit their town.
The governments of Oman and South Africa led in the renovation of the two-storey Palompon District Hospital as they also donated medical equipment and generator sets.
Native of the town who are now living abroad also donated intended for the victims of the town, Oñate said.
He also revealed that a China-based foundation has expressed their intention to help his town; donate 300 pump boats for the fishermen and will repair the town’s public schools.
The town mayor also said that he provided P70, 000 cash assistance to all 50 barangays for them to restart their livelihood.
Also he asked lending operators in the town to bankroll livelihood program for the more than 1,000 farmers and fishermen of the town for up to P10,000 without any collateral. (LITO A. BAGUNAS)