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DILG R3 Facilitates Local Shelter Planning for Nueva Ecija LGUs

August 28, 2013 DILG R3 Facilitates Local Shelter Planning for Nueva Ecija LGUs

               Angeles City – To assist local governments in crafting their local shelter plans, DILG Region III, in partnership with the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Committee (HUDCC), facilitated the conduct of Seminar-Workshop on the Development of Local Shelter Plan (LSP) for the LGUs of Nueva Ecija on July 16-19, 2013 at Maharajah Hotel here.

                In her welcome remarks, Dir Florida M. Dijan emphasized the importance of Local Shelter Planning as one of the flagship projects of the national government that focuses on people’s welfare.

                She also expressed optimism on the successful relocation of all Informal Settler Families (ISFs) all over the country  through the formulation of the LGU’s LSP.

               One of the highlights of the activity was the sharing of best practices by SP Member Amos Rivera of Angeles City.  She discussed the city’s creation of the LUPAHO and their projects for the Informal Settlers Families.   A sitevisit on theTB Pavilion Relocation site at Barangay SapangLibutad, Angeles City   was also conducted.

                Participants were different department heads from Cabanatuan City, Gapan City, Palayan City, Science City of Munoz, San Jose City and the Municipality of Cabiao, all of Nueva Ecija. 

                Among the resource persons were Atty Alvin T. Claridades, HUDCC Director of the Post Proclamation Group together with Engr. Aida Ceros, Ms. Corazon de Leon and Mr. Arthur Martinez. .#####