Baguio to give financial aid to quake-hit Batanes, Mindanao


Baguio City is set to donate a total of P2 million to the local government units affected by the quakes in Batanes and Mindanao.

Under the ordinance, P1.5 million will be given as financial assistance to Mindanao local government units.

Meanwhile, P500,000 will be given to Batanes.

The funds for the financial assistance will be sourced from the Quick Response Fund fo the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund.

Itbayat, Batanes was rocked by 5.4 and 5.9 magnitude earthquakes last July.

Different parts of Mindanao were struck by strong earthquakes last October.

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