• RELOCATION EYED FOR LANDSLIDE-HIT RESIDENTS IN SARANGANI VILLAGE

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    THE provincial government of Sarangani is eyeing for the immediate relocation of residents living in a riverside village of disaster-prone Malapatan town. Rene Punzalan, Sarangani Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) chief, said on Thursday that they have recommended to the provincial government the resettlement of 41 families in Sitio Kalang of Barangay Kihan in Mapalatan town due to the possible occurrence of more landslides in the area. Besides the relocation of the riverside residents, Punzalan said they are presently preparing for the rehabilitation of the damaged flood control structures along the Kihan.

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