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10 fire victims in Kapatagan get assistance from PGLDN

TUBOD, Lanao del Norte (PIA)--Some 10 families from Barangay Poblacion, Kapatagan town affected by a fire on December 24, 2021, received P20,000 cash assistance from the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte.

Annabelle Mendez, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer, distributed the checks to the fire victims.

"Kahibalo mi na mga negosyante mo. On behalf sa atoang Governor, gamay rana siya pero makatabang ni sa inyong panginabuhi. Life must go on," said Mendez.

[We know that you're business people. On behalf of our Governor, it's a small amount, but it can already help you in your livelihood. Life must go on]

No injuries were reported during the fire that broke out a day before Christmas.

Meanwhile, Norhata Ansar, 35, one of the victims and recipient of the cash assistance expressed gratitude for the assistance they received.

"Pasalamat ragyud mi kay walay nasakitan sa akong pamilya sa sunog. Kaning gihatag sa province, dako na ni nga tabang para makasugod og balik, makapuhunan balik kay back to zero gyud mi," she said.

(We are so thankful that no one in my family was hurt by the fire. This assistance provided by the province is a big help to be able to start again and be able to invest back because we are really back to zero)

The distribution of checks was conducted at the Arsenio A Quibranza Building lobby, Provincial Capitol, Pigcarangan, Tubod town. (PIO-LDN/PIA-10/Lanao del Norte)


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