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P16-million dam inaugurated in Leyte

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By Restituto Cayubit

TACLOBAN CITY – An irrigation-diversion dam has been inaugurated and turned over to the town of Hindang, Leyte.

Tacloban Map (PHOTO: Grabbed from Wikipedia | Manila Bulletin)

Tacloban Map (PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIPEDIA / MANILA BULLETIN)

Gov. Leopoldo Dominico Petilla who led the turnover ceremony said the dam had P16 million in funding from the Yolanda Rehabilitation Fund.

The dam will irrigate 54 hectares of rice fields in Barangay Anolon, Hindang, benefiting 56 rice farmers.

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