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Date Posted: 05/22/14
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Date Posted: 05/22/14
The Tagbanuas of Cagait

The Tagbanuas of CagaitAteneo de Manila University via the Disaster Relief and Management Team (DReaM Team) is partnering with Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan to construct multi-purpose halls (MPH) cum evacuation centers for Tagbanua communities in the Calamianes  Islands in Palawan.
 
Two members of the DReaM Team went with an architect from OCB Associates and Architects and an engineer from Solar Solutions to  consult with the members of four island communities near Culion – Cagait, Chindonan, Alulad and Galoc.
 
Consultations with the community in Chindunan

The community members in all four places were asked if they were amenable to building an MPH which would also serve as an evacuation site in case a typhoon as strong as Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) hit their small village.

Mapping out the MPH for the people of CagaitThe people of Alulad speak out about the proposed MPH
 

Representatives of the 42 families living in Cagait were consulted about the MPH design, which would include a small classroom for children of the community, and a chapel.
 
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