Aquino grants fishing boats to fishermen
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President Benigno Aquino 3rd led the awarding of newly built fishing boats to fisherfolk in coastal communities affected by the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda. During the 28th anniversary of EDSA People Power in Visayas, the President awarded new and repaired units of fishing boats and other forms of assistance to typhoon-hit fisherfolk in the said coastal community. Accompanied by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, former senator and now Typhoon Yolanda rehab czar Panfilo Lacson and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, President Aquino visited the municipality of Bantayan in Bantayan Island, Northern Cebu to check on the progress of the rehabilitation efforts in the area.
Galvez, J. K. (2014, February 26). Aquino grants fishing boats to fishermen. The Manila Times, p. A6.
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- The Manila Times