Disaster Risk Reduction & Mitigation

Mayor Inday extends financial aid to Vinta victims

January 8, 2018 By

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has extended food and financial assistance to victims of the flood brought by tropical storm Vinta in Brgy. Gumalang, Brgy. Lacson, Brgy. Dacudao, and Brgy. Pangyan, Monday morning.

Recipients of the assistance received between P3,000 to P10,000 — depending on the extent of the damages.

The Davao City Social Services and Development Office has listed down 22,911 families affected by the flood brought by Vinta.

On Tuesday, Mayor Sara will also visit other villages severely affected by the December flood that prompted the local government to declare a state of calamity.

The flood has left over P80 million in damages in infrastructure and agriculture in Davao City, officials said.

On Monday, the Mayor also spoke with students of the said affected barangays, encouraging them to do good in their studies.

Education, she says, isthe key to ensure a better future for them and their own children. CIO