Construction of 2,000+ Houses in New Pagatpat Relocation Site Breaks Ground

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City Mayor Vicente Y. Emano pours in a shovelful of concrete mortar into the capsule hole during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the construction of the new Pagatpat Relocation Site, February 1, 2013. The construction was funded by the DSWD's P140M donation and the building of the houses will be undertaken by the Habitat for Humanity.

City Mayor Vicente Y. Emano (right), DSWD-X Regional Director Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo (center), and Habitat for Humanity International Regional Program Manager Mr. Leonilo "Tots" Escalada (3rd from right) slide in copies of the project plans and technical documents of the Pagatpat Relocation Site into the capsule shortly before laying it into the ground during the ceremonial groundbreaking held in Pagatpat, February 1, 2013, where more than 2,000 houses are expected to rise very soon.

Source: City Information Office

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