Release of P5K aid for Odette-hit families on schedule – Chan

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The city government of Lapu-Lapu will release the P5,000 financial assistance to indigents families affected by Typhoon Odette right on schedule, Mayor Junard Chan said.

This, despite claims that some barangay captains have been uncooperative in listing the names of qualified families.

Chan earlier set the schedule for the release of the financial aid on January 16 and 17. (

Last week, the city already started its house-to-house listing of beneficiaries, in coordination with the City Social Welfare and Development Office and barangay officials.

Meanwhile, Chan said he already reported the barangays that did not cooperate in the listing of beneficiaries to the Department of the Interior and Local Government.

He was advised by the agency to call the attention of these barangays and let them explain in formal writing.