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Manila dads stall takeover by PPA of Isla Puting Bato 06/02/2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Manila dads stall takeover by PPA of Isla Puting Bato

06/02/2012
Top city officials have opted to set aside politics as Manila city government’s executive and legislative service branches took steps that temporarily stalled the take-over by the Philippine Ports Authority of Isla Puting Bato which would host a tent village for the 1,500 families displaced by the May 11 fire.

On top of a tent village, the city council likewise approved a resolution allocating and appropriating P200 million from the 2012 budget to defray the initial cost of a program providing a resettlement area for the displaced families from Isla Puting Bato in Tondo, Manila.

Councilor Dennis Alcoreza (1st District, Manila), who authored the resolution, cited the need for a “staging area” where the affected families from the gutted Isla Puting Bato community could stay for the duration of the construction of the resettlement area intended for them..... MORE

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