WMPC gives P1.8M to Zamboanga City for Covid-19 response


Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco has received P1.8 million from Western Mindanao Power Corporation (WMPC) to be utilized for the city’s efforts to address coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

The ceremonial turnover of the check by WMPC officials to Climaco was held Thursday, June 11.

“The amount will serve as reforestation, watershed management, health and/or environment enhancement fund,” the city government said.

The provision of the fund by WMPC was
part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Regulations No. 1 (ER) 1-04 Funds.

The DOE has endorsed the utilization of ER1-94 funds for Covid-19 response of Zamboanga City.

The local government thanked the DOE for the endorsement and WMPC and Alsons Power Group for facilitating the immediate allocation and remittance of the said funds.