Informal settlers living along eight major waterways in Metro Manila are being relocated to safer communities at 200 families every week as part of the government’s flood-control initiatives, according to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas.
By Marlon Ramos
More than 600 families have been relocated from Maricaban Creek in Pasay City as part of the government’s ongoing program to clear the clogged waterways in Metro Manila and mitigate the effects of perennial flooding during the rainy season.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has raised questions on the relocation of hundreds of residents of Semirara Island in Antique province by the municipal government of Caluya.
By Gil Cabacungan
A party-list group allied with President Benigno Aquino III is seeking an investigation into the P50 billion in housing funds his administration had allocated for the relocation of squatters from Metro Manila’s danger zones.
By TJ Burgonio
The Senate public works committee has concluded that the bunkhouses built for survivors of supertyphoon “Yolanda’’ in Eastern Visayas were substandard, but not overpriced.