DAVAO CITY (PNA)–The provincial government of Compostela Valley has extended P500,000 to the city government of Surigao to help the residents affec-ted by the recent earth-quake.
The financial aid was handed down by Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy to Mayor Ernesto Matugas on Wed-nesday afternoon.
Surigao City was hit by a powerful magnitude 6.7 tremor last February.
The quake incurred damages on infrastructures in the city, including houses of residents.
Matugas estimated the total damage of the earth-quake at P1.7 billion. The mayor added that it would take three years before Surigao City can fully recover from the effects of the quake.