The Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved yesterday, August 9, Resolution No. 170-2012 declaring the whole Rizal province under state of calamity.
This was announced a few minutes ago by Rizal Public Information Officer Relly Bonifacio Bernardo.
Bernardo said the SP resolution was issued upon the recommendation of the Rizal Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
As a result, Rizalenyos can now avail themselves of the P20,000 GSIS calamity loan and Pag-IBIG loan of up to 80% of their savings. (Richard R. Gappi)(Related Stories:
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