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50% of RAY Batch 1 Facilities in Cebu are Completed

The province of Cebu has now completed 14 out of the 28 partially-damaged municipal facilities funded by the Recovery Assistance on Yolanda (RAY), project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Fifty percent (50%) of the completed municipal facilities which are city/municipal halls, public markets and civic centers under RAY Batch 1 are from the municipalities of Borbon, Daanbantayan, San Remegio, Sogod, Tabogon, Tabuelan and Tuburan. The other 50% of the facilities from Bantayan, Bogo City, Madridejos, Medellin, Pilar and Santa Fe are now in the final stages of completion.

Four (4) rehabilitated municipal halls are now totally operational and beneficial to 524 employees and their community. There are five (5) public markets restored which were heavily damaged by the typhoon and are now useful to 727 market vendors. Five (5) civic centers can already accommodate 6,800 people for recreational activities in the affected municipalities.

For the upcoming RAY Batch 2 which will focus on the repair and rehabilitation of partially and totally-damaged barangay halls, day care centers and civic centers; 344 barangay facilities from 233 barangays in Cebu will be funded.

The province of Cebu was heavily affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda in Region VII.