Tuesday, April 7, 2020


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urban and rural housing

Itogon relocation site assessment out soon

Director Faye Apil of MGB-CAR said the assessment on the viability of the area picked by Itogon is nearly complete and will be out within the week.

P20 million for Itogon folk resettlement

The town of Itogon received P20 million from the National Housing Authority for the resettlement of 720 families whose houses are within the ‘no build zones’.

Ompong victims says no assistance yet from Baguio City government

Victims of typhoon Ompong in Baguio City whose houses were destroyed complain of not receiving any assistance.

DENR urges relocation of Itogon folk out of danger zones

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Cordillera urges Benguet officials to relocate small scale mining communities that fall within the identified "critical zone" in the geohazard map of Itogon town.

DSWD hopes to release shelter assistance before Christmas

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) hopes to finish distributing the partial emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to survivors of typhoon Lawin before Christmas, according to DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo.

Itogon seeks safe relocation

ITOGON, Benguet — At the moment, the most pressing need for survivors of the ground sinking in Sitio Kamanggaan, Barangay Virac, here is finding a place where they could rebuild their homes.

Housing project earns Benguet’s ire

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Residents of this capital town are protesting a housing development project in their village due to massive earth moving activities they fear would cause a mudslide especially with the continuous rains brought about by consecutive typhoons visiting the country.

Relocation site eludes Typhoon Pepeng survivors

BAGUIO CITY — The mayor of La Trinidad, Benguet is not keen on returning portions of the Benguet State University (BSU) segregated through a Presidential Proclamation for the relocation site of the Little Kibungan victims.

Ghost land claims deprive Pepeng victims of homes

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — A top official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) raised questions at how ghost land...

25 new houses for Labey typhoon victims

By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BOKOD, Benguet — After more than two years, 25 Ibaloi families here who were typhoon victims are now settling into brand new...

One year moratorium, 7% cap on rent increase

By ARTHUR ALLAD-IW www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The plenary in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 26) unanimously ratified the bicameral committee report on a...

Benguet property tax relief on

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (Jan. 18) — Benguet residents are getting a tax amnesty on unpaid real property tax this year after the Benguet Provincial...



Hard life for the poor, tougher under lockdown

The poor are bearing most of the brunt of the COVID-19 health crisis. Without sufficient economic and social support, their hard life is becoming tougher each day under the lockdown.