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Mayor Pacquiao assures aid to quake-affected families

General Santos City Mayor Lorelie Pacquiao has assured assistance to families affected by the powerful earthquake, including families of three residents who perished.

At least three died in Gensan – a couple from Lagao and a local mall employee – from the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that jolted Mindanao Friday, November 17.

“Naka-ready na ta para adtuon ang atong mga kaigsuonan labi na katong mga namatayan para ipaabot nato ang atong mga tabang,” Pacquiao said.

She said that families whose houses and bancas have been damaged will be assisted.

The mayor said that there will be no work for the local government employees on Monday, November 20, for the inspection of the City Hall.

Meanwhile, in cases of class suspension because of the calamity, classes will be modular, according to the Department of Education Gensan.

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