PRO8 Estimates 6.5M Damage to PNP Infrastructures during Typhoon Ambo
Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – Twenty- three (23) different PNP infrastructures in Eastern Visayas were recorded to have been damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Ambo, internationally known as “Vongfong”, on May 16, 2020 with an estimated amount of PHP 6, 534, 269. 95 according to the Office of the Regional Engineering Unit (REU) 8.
Among the damages incurred are the following: damaged/broken glass at the entrance door, window glass and frames, roof and ridge roll, scaffoldings, ceilings, fascia board, gutters, roof framing, detached hinges and window frames, water line pipes, posts, building signage, paintings, wirings and comfort rooms.
Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (NSPPO) incurred damages with an estimated amount of PHP 1,149,755.00; Samar Police Provincial Office (SPPO) incurred PHP 857,406.00 estimated damages and for Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office (ESPPO) which was greatly affected by the typhoon incurred an estimated damage of PHP 4, 527, 108.95.
Fortunately, there were no recorded damage in Ormoc City Police Office (OCPO); Tacloban City Police Office (TCPO); Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO); Leyte Police Provincial Office (LPPO) and Southern Leyte Police Provincial Office (SLPPO).
“These damages caused by Typhoon Ambo will not impede our operations and prompt delivery of public service to the community especially that we are still facing this crisis brought by the CoViD-19 pandemic. We, in the Eastern Visayas Police Force hope for a faster release of funds for the immediate repair of the above-mentioned damages,” PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director said.
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