Sunday, September 1, 2013

VP Binay distributes goodies to Pangasinan

Jejomar Binay (2nd from left),Pangasinan Vice Governor
 Ferdie Calimlim, Sta. Barbara Mayor Carlito Zaplan,
 and Vice Gov. Calimlim's Chief of Staff Ms. Darwina Sampang 
(1st, 3rd, and 4th from left, respectively) strike a pose after Binay 
distributed relief goods last August 26 at Sta. Barbara for those
 residents who were struck by Typhoon Maring. PHOTO BY MCO

STA. BARBARA – Mayor Carlito Zaplan said that Vice President Jejomar Binay gave recently here one thousand bags of relief goods for the people of this town who were affected by the flood brought by Typhoon Maring.
He said that 12 of the villages here have been declared under the State of Calamity. “There were 12 barangays but we considered them minimal. Those villages that were struck by huge flood were Barangays Dalongue, Alibago, and Songkil,” Zaplan explained in Pilipino.
But he said the beneficiaries of the relief goods who trooped to the public gym were not necessary those who were from the 12 barangays. “We just invited some of them. They were residents who did not suffer the way those villages I mentioned where flood were deep, ” he stressed.
 Zaplan said he discussed too with Vice President Binay housing projects here through the social insurance system Pag-Ibig.
Binay was accompanied by Pangasinan Vice Governor Ferdinand Calimlim, Pangasinan Police Director Marlou Chan, Colonel Castro of the Army Brigade assigned in Binmaley, Pangasinan, Binmaley Mayor Sam Rosario.
Aside from this town, Binay and party have visited and dropped relief goods in the  City of Dagupan, the towns of Mangatarem, Aguilar, Bugallon, Binmaley, and Calasiao. (MCO)

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