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Villar meets Metro Manila RDC and RPOC to operationalize ‘Whole-of-Nation’ Approach for peace

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar today, September 10, 2019 formally operationalized the National Capital Region Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict or NCRTF-ELCAC through a meeting with members of the Metro Manila Regional Development Council (RDC) and Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC).

DPWH to finish Labason Flood Control Project in Zamboanga del Norte by November

A 140 million flood control project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Labason River will soon relieve flooding woes in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte.

Communities in coastal low-lying areas frequently experienced destruction of properties and interruption of commerce and trade due to flooding during the rainy season.

DPWH to finish Labason Flood Control Project in Zamboanga del Norte by November

A 140 million flood control project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Labason River will soon relieve flooding woes in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte.

Communities in coastal low-lying areas frequently experienced destruction of properties and interruption of commerce and trade due to flooding during the rainy season.

DPWH Issues Advisory Against Fraud

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has come out with an advisory to all project stakeholders in view of the increasing reports of fraudulent activities.

DPWH Stakeholders Relations Service Director Elizabeth P. Pilorin advised the public to report through Secretary Mark A. Villar’s 24/7 Hotline 165-02 incidence of unauthorized and unlawful solicitations in any form from officials and employees of the Department or to come forward and file the necessary complaint.

8 farm-to-market road projects in Cagayan completed

The completion of eight (8) farm-to-market road (FMR) projects costing P40 Million by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in various municipalities of the Province of Cagayan will facilitate increase local trade and productivity.

Citing a report from DPWH Region 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the roads will improve delivery of farm produce to trading centers, provide better access to basic social services such as schools and health centers, and reduce transport costs and travel time by fifty percent.

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