NORMIN LGUs to avail of Salintubig 2014 projects

February 4, 2014 Region 10

Fifty-three (53) municipalities and three (3) cities of Northern Mindanao are target beneficiaries of the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (SALINTUBIG) project this 2014.

            SALINTUBIG is a project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Health (DOH) and the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), designed to provide water supply systems to waterless municipalities, barangays, health centers, resettlement sites.  It also aims to enhance the capacity of LGUs and water service providers in the planning, implementation and operation of water supply facilities.

            Sixteen (16) of the target beneficiaries come from the province of Bukidnon with a total of fund allocation  61,680.296.98, fourteen (14) from Lanao del Norte with a total of 55,334,219.75, eleven (11) from Misamis Occidental with a total of 51,112,375, ten (10) from Misamis Oriental a total of 35,585,925 and two (2) from Camiguin with a total of 1,735,000.

            DILG Region 10 is slated to release a total of Php 205,447,816.73 Million for the CY 2014 fund allocation to these 56 local government units that will qualify for the project.  ###