TACLOBAN CITY – The city government of Tacloban through Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez has extended assistance to 105 individuals who were displaced by the fire that razed several houses in Brgy. 20 corner Burgos Del Pilar St., last Saturday, June 9, 2018.
The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) headed by Remedios Buna distributed Sunday, June 10, food packs and non-food items to 30 families affected by the fire that started 9:30 pm and was declared fire out an hour after.
Among the non-food items that were given to the victims were cooking utensils, clothing, blankets, mats and Hygiene Kits.
Meanwhile, Leyte First District Representative Yedda K. Romualdez also distributed financial assistance to 18 house owners amounting to P5,000 each.
Authorities reported that the damages caused by fire amounted to more than P1 million.
There was no reported death or injury from the incident. Eight families affected by the fire are temporarily sheltered at the Tacloban City Pilot Evacuation Center in Abucay.