DRRMC Director: Households to be given recovery supplies starting Sunday

DRRMC Executive Director Eduardo del Rosario: December 1, 2013

-Every household will be given 24 pieces of roofing sheets, one hammer, one wooden saw, one and a half kilo of 3-inch nails, 1.5 killos of umbrella nails which they will using for the reconstructions of partially-damage dwellings.

-Distribution of the materials will commence Sunday in three unidentified municipalities and three villages as pilot-testing areas of the reconstruction wherein 200 families would be the first batch of beneficiaries.

-Owners of houses damage partially by Yolanda will be given first a redemption card in order for them to withdraw the construction materials at the distribution center, a scheme to attest the owner legitimacy and avoid duplication.

-Distribution of building materials will be centered in Tacloban City and once the system is proven effective, the rest of the 500,000 damaged houses will also be addressed.

-Houses which lies along the shorelines which have been flattened by the ferocity of Yolanda, will not be permitted to rebuild.

“We are talking about 240,000 partially damaged houses which will be the focused of the distribution of construction materials by the government.”

Source: Mr. Rommel Rutor
Eastern Samar Updates

Commment: Why “unidentified municipalities and why does their need to be pilot-testing? I’m just sayin’ …. it’s hammers and nails, folks. Just get them distributed.

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