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Pulupandan

Assessment Team Visits Typhoon ‘Seniang’ - Affected Areas in Negros

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A Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (RDANA) team visited the six tropical storm Seniang-affected local government units here.

The team went to Himamaylan City and the towns of Binalbagan, Isabela, Pulupandan, San Enrique and Valladolid to conduct the RDANA.


Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis team sits down with counterparts from Pulupandan town to determine damages and identify needs after Tropical Storm Seniang hit the southern part of Negros Occidental.*(EAD-PIA6 photo)

Flood Prone LGUs Should Identify Evac Centers Other Than the Schools

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Flood prone local government units should identify alternative or construct evacuation centers other than public schools.

This is one of the recommendations of Liane Garcia, provincial welfare and social welfare and development officer in her terminal report on the effects of Tropical Storm “Seniang” to Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday.

Garcia identified among the flood prone LGUs as San Enrique, Pulupandan, Valladolid, Binalbagan and Himamaylan City.

Pro-PIDU Targets Jan. 2015 for Declaration

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The Negros Occidental Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) headed by Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. has targeted the declaration of the Fourth District of the province as a “Peaceful and Ready-for-Further-Development District” by the end of January 2015.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., together with Col. Jon Aying, Commander of the 303rd Infantry Brigade, Col. Noel Buan, Capt. Jimrhic Obias, Negros Occ. Board Members Victor Javellana (Fourth District) and Salvador Escalante, Jr. (Second District), Mayors Mario Magno of San Enrique and Jose Maria Alonso of Pontevedra, and Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal, action officer of the Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) and LGU representatives during a meeting held at the Capitol, yesterday, on the target declaration of the Fourth District of Negros Occ. as a “Peaceful and Ready-for-Further-Development District”.* (Capitol photo)

Capitol to Shell Out P1.9M for Queenie-Damaged Houses

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By Eugene Y. Adiong

The provincial government of Negros Occidental will give a total of P1,977,000 in financial assistance to houses damaged by Tropical Depression "Queenie".

Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., yesterday said that the provincial government will give P5,000 to victims whose houses were totally damaged and P2,000 for those partially damaged.

"There were minimum damage to crops," Marañon said.

Cop Hurt as MC Hits Woman Crossing the Road

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A police officer was hurt when he accidentally hit a crossing woman about 3:40PM, Wednesday along the national highway in Brgy. Mabini, Pulupandan.

Investigation revealed, SPO1 Alfredo Chavez Jr, of Negros Occidental Police Public Safety Company member was on board his Kawasaki Rouser 135 CC with plate number 2014FO and traveling from North to South when he accidentally bumped a crossing pedestrian.