|Mayor Alan's Legacy: P50 - Million released as aids to individuals in crisis situation|
A total of P50,171,929.24 has been released to individuals in crisis situation as financial assistance, the first time ever in the history of the city.
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino is trying to institutionalize the granting of the financial assistance in the form of hospital bills, funeral bills, among others, to help his constituents cope with the difficult times.
The assistance, according to Visminda F. Bernales, ACIS officer-in charge,also covers education, laboratory, medicines, anti-rabies vaccine, blood processing fee, birthing clinic fee, dialysis, chemotherapy and CT Scan.
The granting of the assistance covers the period 2010 up to 2015, during the terms of Mayor Celino.
In 2010, the amount of P4,286.374. has been disbursed as financial assistance; P13,936,589.00 in 2011; P11,009,543.80 in 2012; P6,460,473.40 in 2013; P7,693,006.54 in 2014 and P6,803,305.00 in 2015.
Source: Gerry T. Pagharion