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DPWH Employs Dependents of Marawi Heroes

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The Department of Public Works and Highways has employed qualified dependents of soldiers and policemen who were either killed or wounded in action in the Marawi siege operation against the extremist Maute group.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, who also serves as the Vice Chair of Task Force Bangon Marawi, said 18 qualified dependents of casualties now work in the Department’s offices nearest to their place of living. The dependents were hired mostly as Administrative Aides and Laborers in DPWH Regional and District Engineering Offices.

Flood Control for Gattaran, Cagayan completed

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A newly completed flood control structure of the Department of Public Works and Highways is now providing protection against flooding to thousands of residents of Gattaran, Cagayan Province.

In a report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH-Region 2 Director Melanio C. Briosos said that an amount of P73 million was allocated to complete the Gattaran Flood Control project that covers construction of 171 meters of rubble concrete revetment with a diameter of 0.60 meter and length of 8.80 bored piles and steel sheet piles supported by hexapods.

DPWH builds road for adventure tourism in Zambales

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The Province of Zambales, as sports adventure enthusiasts increasingly discover, will soon be directly connected with Tarlac within one (1) hour and twenty (20) minutes.

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the DPWH is targeting to complete the construction of the 5 kilometers missing gap at Zambales Section of the 81 kilometers Capas (Tarlac Province) -Botolan (Zambales Province) Road this November.

DPWH Schedules Long Weekend Road Repair

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The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume its concrete re-blocking and repair of various roads in Metro Manila this weekend starting 11PM of Friday, August 25, 2017.

DPWH-NCR Melvin B. Navarro said road works will cover ten (10) major thoroughfares in Quezon City, two (2) in Pasig City, and one (1) in Caloocan City.

DPWH Schedules Long Weekend Road Repair

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The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume its concrete re-blocking and repair of various roads in Metro Manila this weekend starting 11PM of Friday, August 25, 2017.

DPWH-NCR Melvin B. Navarro said road works will cover ten (10) major thoroughfares in Quezon City, two (2) in Pasig City, and one (1) in Caloocan City.

DPWH Responds to 5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock

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A month and a half after the 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the province of Leyte last July 6, 2017, another magnitude 5.1 aftershock hit the area at around 6:26 AM on Wednesday, August 23, 2015. Trauma was yet again experienced by the citizens. From the statement of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter of the said earthquake was Talisayan, Albuera, Leyte, an area near the previous epicenter—Ormoc.

SAMAKANA: Helping children, changing lives

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For the third year running, the Samahan ng mga Kawaning Nagkakaisa (SAMAKANA) brought joy to fifty-one (51) school children of Mainit Elementary School in Laur, Nueva Ecija through the Sagip-Eskwela Project on July 18, 2017.

SAMAKANA President Marlon G. Hernandez expressed his enthusiasm on the support of the District employees as well as the office stakeholders on the project.

Cash donations received by the employee’s union was used to purchase t-shirts, slippers and school supplies.

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