Saub-Sarangani watershed rehab project rolls out
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The provincial government of Sarangani recently rolled out a multi-million peso rehabilitation project of the 7.9-hectare Saub watershed ecosystem in Maitum town. Dubbed as Watershed Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Flood Risk Reduction for Increased Resilience, the project would cost P103 million, with counterpart fund sharing of about P93.5 million from the People’s Survival Fund and the P9.33 million from Sarangani. The watershed covers nine barangays with a total of 1,747 households living along the 100-meter riparian zone, which are placed at high risk exposure to flooding and other climate hazards.
Saub-Sarangani watershed rehab project rolls out. (2019, February 28). Manila Standard, p. B4.
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