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No relocation site for ‘Sendong’ victims 02/19/2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

No relocation site for ‘Sendong’ victims

02/19/2012
Thousands of families displaced by tropical storm “Sendong” are dismayed that the government still has no clear relocation plans two months after the disaster struck.

As of Feb. 1, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) estimated that the total number of affected persons from Sendong in Region X is 384,431 or 69,666 households in the provinces of Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, and Bukidnon.

Sendong, which hit the region on Dec. 16, 2011, was considered one of the deadliest disasters in the country’s history, with a death toll of more than 1,200, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120219nat1.html

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