The Department of Public Works and Highways estimated that 536,523 labor jobs will be created under the Community-Based Employment Program (CBEP)—a priority program of President Benigno Aquino III’s administration—providing short-term employment to skilled, semi-skilled, and low-skilled workers in the community.
DPWH Region XI Director Mariano R. Alquiza, President of National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO) and Association of Regional Executives of National Agencies (ARENA – Region XI) turned over the certificates of ownership of 22 units of 18.5 feet long boat powered by a 6.5 horsepower engine which were distributed to fisherfolk, 12 from the municipality of Boston, and 10 from the town of Baganga in Davao Oriental.
On January 6, 2014, Secretary Rogelio Singson talked to the press about the ongoing construction of bunkhouses in areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda. The following are excerpts from this briefing.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now developing the resettlement site in Barangay Tulungatung to temporarily house evacuees until such time that the Local Government Unit of Zamboanga City can identify permanent relocation sites.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has closed to vehicular traffic Tal-uban Bridge in Talakag, Bukidnon to facilitate rehabilitation and replacement works.
Subject: Installation of Revised Project Billboards