VM Baste vows LGU’s aid to Bankerohan fire victims


Davao City Vice Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte has assured the families displaced by fire in Bankerohan recently of the government’s continued assistance.

Duterte made the assurance during his visit to the families temporarily staying at the gymnasium in Purok 2, Bryco, Barangay 5-A.

He said the local government will continue to help the displaced families to recover from the unfortunate incident.

The city government through the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) already extended aid amounting to P2,329,000 to the fire victims. Since January 15, the local government has continued giving food and non-food assistance to them.

It also gave P10,000 each to the families whose houses were totally damaged and P5,000 for those owners of partially damaged houses. Renters received P5,000 each; P3,000 for each sharer; and, P2,000 for each boarder.