DPWH Albay 2nd DEO lends helping hands to victims of Typhoon Nina.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Albay Second District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held relief operations on areas devastated by Typhoon Nina in the Bicolandia.

District Engineer Danilo J. Villa Jr. and Assistant District Engineer Eleanor L. Areola spearheaded the relief operation on areas identified by Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) as severely damaged by Typhoon Nina.

More than 500 families from Brgy. Baybay, Malinao benefitted from the relief operation where groceries and used clothes were distributed.

Philippine Institute of Civil Engineering (PICE) Albay-Legazpi City Chapter also donated boxes of medicine to the residents.

Contractors also participated in the relief operation by providing the trucks that delivered the relief goods to the affected areas.

The district office also turned over around 300 packs of grocery items, mineral water, and rice to the municipality of Polangui to be distributed to the affected families.

Typhoon Nina made its landfall in the province of Catanduanes on Christmas Day. It also damaged nearby provinces of Camarines Sur and Albay.