How Batangas Plans To Help Taal Volcano Island Residents Displaced By The Eruption


LIPA CITY, Philippines— The Batangas provincial government assured residents whose livelihoods were affected by the Taal Volcano eruption of assistance in finding new sources of income.

During the Batangas Economic Recovery Roundtable last Friday, Batangas Gov. Hermilindo Mandanas said the provincial government would help the residents .“’Yung di makakabalik (sa Volcano island), we will give them work similar to what they [were] doing,” Mandanas said.

Mandanas said the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority will help with the training.

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