Leyeco V Requests Rate hike

The Leyte-V Electric Cooperative's application for a rate adjustment based on Tariff Glide Path (TGP) rules is now pending for approval by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The public hearing scheduled by end of year 2013 was deferred due to super-typhoon Yolanda.

Read more from: http://www.mb.com.ph/ormoc-electric-coop-seeks-rate-hike/

UNDP-Funded Resettlement Project in Ormoc Breaks Ground

Ormoc City officials led the groundbreaking ceremonies for the housing project funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The project fund is a P 13.7 million provided by the European Union. The project site is located in barangay Cagbuhangin which is 11.67 kilometers north of the city proper. An hectare of land will be developed as site for mass housing projects.

Read more from here: http://www.manilatimes.net/ormoc-city-prepares-for-el-nino/221158/

Peace and Order Improved Last Quarter

The Ormoc City's peace and order situation has improved for the past three months due to reduced occurrence of law-breaking incidence and because of the efforts of the the authorities. Statistics revealed that a decrease of 7.13 percent in crime volume from May to September 15, 2015.

Read more from: http://www.mb.com.ph/ormoc-pnp-steps-up-anti-drug-campaign/

First Climate Resilient Warehouse to start in Ormoc

The National Food Authority (NFA) starts the construction of the country's first climate resilient warehouse in Ormoc City. The warehouse will be designed to be able to withstand 350 kilometers per hour (kph) winds and 8.0 intensity earthquakes. It is expected to be operational by March next year.

Read more from here: http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/nfa-starts-construction-of-climate-resi...

Ormoc City Tops Anti-Red Tape

Ormoc City government tops the anti-red tape checklist in Easter Visayas. The government got the highest rating this year for the Anti-Red Tape Act (Arta) report card survey (RCS) with a good score of 89.29. The outstanding score is 90 and it is only shy of 0.71 points. Ormoc's score is higher compared to the score got by Tacloban and Calbayog.

Read more from here: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/tacloban/local-news/2015/09/18/ormoc-tops-anti...

Road Improvements in Major Roads Leading to Ormoc

The various road improvement projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte Fourth Engineering District (4th LED) is a great advantage to travelers because according to some drivers it is more easier for them to drive in an improved, rehabilitated and widened roads than in the previous rough and narrow roads.

Roofless, Homeless, but Not Hopeless

It's already a month after the devastating typhoon Yolanda struck Leyte. It's already a month that typhoon victims are living without their houses, roofs and source of income.

Google Services for Yolanda Victims

Google has provided a crisis map for the areas affected by the Super Typhoon Yolanda. The map provides an overview of the extent of the affected areas and on where help will be needed. It include details on the affected areas like:
1. Evacuation Center
2. Hospitals and Health Facilities
3. Command Posts and Vital Infra
4. Police Precinct/Station
5. Areas of calamity

The map can be accessed from the link http://google.org/crisismap/2013-yolanda.

Relief Goods Arriving in Ormoc City

After about a week of waiting for some help, relief goods are now coming from different sources. Initially relying on whatever left by the typhoon, and then on the help from relatives from other places, now will come the help from private and government sectors.

Read more about this good news.

Effects of Yolanda in Ormoc

Yolanda in Ormoc

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