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Ex-Tacloban mayor – Yolanda funds not misspent

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Tacloban City. File photo by EPA

The camp of ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez says: ‘Kung tutuusin kaya nga kami nasita eh kasi ibinigay po namin ang nararapat lang talaga na para sa kanila

MANILA, Philippines (July 31, 2016) — The camp of former Tacloban mayor Alfred Romualdez said the city government did not misspend the recovery funds for Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).  Continue reading Ex-Tacloban mayor – Yolanda funds not misspent

Tacloban misspent nearly P1B in Yolanda funds

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TRAGEDY. Super Typhoon Yolanda levels the coast of Leyte in November 2013.

Ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez, in response, says they gave what people deserved to get, and blamed the delays on the national government’s stringent rules

MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2016) — If thousands of survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Tacloban City have yet to feel the benefits of millions of pesos in rehabilitation funds, it is because irregularities marked a variety of projects, state auditors found.  Continue reading Tacloban misspent nearly P1B in Yolanda funds