Muntinlupa, QC pledge P30M for ‘Odette’-battered areas
MANILA, Philippines — The local governments of Muntinlupa and Quezon City vowed to provide P30 million in aid to the areas devastated by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).
The councils of both cities have authorized their respective local chief executives to grant the financial assistance.
Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi will give P20 million, while Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte is set to distribute P10 million to certain areas in the Visayas and Mindanao.
The city of Manila has also previously pledged to provide P2.5 million cash assistance.
The financial assistance is apart from the P100 million the Metro Manila Council have pledged to provide. The financial assistance came from the savings of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.
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