From the office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery
Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR) Panfilo Lacson led the groundbreaking ceremonies on March 10 for the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center, Barangay Buyayawon Community Center and the Barangay Busay Community Center in Mercedes, Eastern Samar.
With Secretary Lacson were PARR Undersecretary Danilo Antonio and PARR Assistant Secretary Vic Batac.
The Assumption Alumnae Association, Inc. pledged to sponsor the construction of the community centers.
As part of the “Build Back Better” strategy of the government’s rehabilitation efforts, the community centers will serve as emergency evacuation centers equipped with food storage systems and water and power providing facilities.
Representatives from the Assumption Alumnae Association were also present in the event, along with Mayor Enrique Cabos and Rev. Fr. Moises Mel Campo.