Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar visited eastern Visayas to inspect ongoing projects for the site development of the Integrated People-Driven Model Community in Post Yolanda in Brgy. Diit, Tacloban City.
A total of ₱79.73 Million has been allotted for the construction of roadways, alleys, and drainage system in the proposed subdivision community plan for the victims of the typhoon Yolanda.
Accompanied by OIC Director Edgar B. Tabacon, Assistant Director Virgilio C. Eduarte, Construction Division Chief Luciano Gumba, Assistant Chief Sandy Pua, project engineers, and other DPWH Officials of region VIII, Villar ordered to expedite the completion of the project.
The project is one of the five projects in region VIII monitored by the Infrastructure Monitoring Advisory Group (IMAG) of the DPWH.
Upon completion, the project will provide access to the land development areas under the People-Driven Model Community Project of the Pope Francis Village, in which a total of 550 house units will be constructed as a resettlement site for Yolanda affected communities.