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Tuesday, May 23, 2023

9.6M evacuation center turns over to San Miguel town 

SAN MIGUEL, Surigao del Sur -- Surigao del Sur First District Representative and House Committee Chair on Public Works and Highways, Engr. Romeo S. Momo Sr., with Provincial Governor Alexander T. Pimentel, recently graced the Turnover Ceremony of the newly constructed evacuation center worth P9.6 million in Barangay Sagbayan, San Miguel, Surigao del Sur.

Punong Barangay Ruel Taladoc expressed his gratitude, acknowledging that their barangay is prone to flooding during storms. With the establishment of the evacuation center, they will no longer have difficulty finding a safe place to evacuate. The facility will provide them with the security and protection they need in times of emergencies and calamities.

The congressman and governor emphasized that the building will not only be used during calamitie, it can also be used as a venue for any events and occasions. Both officials assured the community that the well-built and spacious facility will be maximized and maintained properly.

Meanwhile, the evacuation center is aligned with the vision and fundamentals of good governance, particularly in conserving the ecosystem, supporting productive sectors, protecting vulnerable communities, empowering local government units, and broadening and strengthening people's participation in all levels of the government.

The initiative showcased the dedication and collaborative efforts of the great leaders in Surigao del Sur to improve the lives of their constituents. (AJSLambaco, MIO LGU-San Miguel/KTL/NGPB/PIA-Surigao del Sur)