WATCH: Estero de Magdalena residents to be relocated to Cavite for rainy season
Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission on Thursday said some residents along the Estero de Magdalena in Binondo, Manila will be relocated to Trece Martirez in Cavite in preparation for the rainy days.
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WATCH: Estero de Magdalena residents to be relocated to Cavite for rainy season
(Philstar.com) - June 20, 2019 - 10:58pm

MANILA, Philippines— The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission on Thursday said some residents along the Estero de Magdalena in Binondo, Manila will be relocated to Trece Martires in Cavite in preparation for the rainy days.

Some 270 families residing along the estero or inlet will be relocated as part of the governor’s efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay and the Pasig River.

According to the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission, the National Housing Authority will provide these families decent homes with utilities in a community with essential establishments nearby.

"According to the Nation Housing Authority, they'll make sure that the relocation site is accessible to health centers, schools, public market and even malls,” George Oliver dela Rama, Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission Division head said.

Last March, volunteers from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of the Interior and Local Government and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority joined the cleaning operation in the estero as part of the government’s move and pledge to save and rehabilitate Manila Bay.

BINONDO CAVITE ESTERO DE MAGDALENA PASIG RIVER REHABILITATION COMMISSION
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