By CHENZI MAY D. UY
March 3, 2019
CALBAYOG CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of eight (8) multi-purpose buildings in different barangays and municipalities in the first district of Samar, amounting to a total of 22 million pesos.
The newly constructed buildings are located in barangays Binaliw, Manguino-o, Capoocan (Phase I), Carmen (Phase I), Payahan in Calbayog City, Libucan Daku in Tarangnan island, San Agustin in Gandara, and Calbayog City National High School High School in Brgy. Hamorawon (Phase I).
DPWH is doing its part in developing the community by providing MPBs to these barangays that can now serve as venues for livelihood seminars, medical and dental missions, feeding programs, recreational events, sports competitions, and other activities.
The buildings are also designed to provide temporary shelter for local residents in the event of flooding during typhoons and other calamities.