August 31, 2023 – Mayor Albee Benitez generously provided Php 15,000 while The Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development (DHSUD) extended Php 10,000 financial aids to the 2 families who lost their homes to Typhoon Egay.
Leading the distribution were Mayor Albee Benitez, Russel Sodusta of DHSUD and Sally Abelarde, the Head of the Department of Social Services and Development. The assistance was given to Kint Firnan and Honeybee Bolibo, both residing in Brgy. Taculing.
Firnan’s house situation gained local media attention when it was swept away by the strong current of the Singcang River.
Grateful Bolibo emotionally stated,”𝘕𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘵 𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘥 𝘬𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘪𝘮𝘰 𝘔𝘢𝘺𝘰𝘳, 𝘣𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘶𝘥 𝘴𝘢 𝘬𝘢𝘥𝘶𝘨𝘢𝘺 𝘯𝘢 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘯 𝘯𝘢𝘢𝘨𝘺𝘢𝘯 𝘴𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘣𝘢𝘩𝘢 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵-𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘯𝘢𝘬𝘰𝘯 𝘯𝘢 𝘦𝘬𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘺𝘢 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘪𝘺𝘶𝘥𝘢𝘥 𝘯𝘢𝘨𝘣𝘶𝘭𝘪𝘨 𝘴𝘢 𝘢𝘬𝘰𝘯.”
(Source: Bacolod City Public Information Office)