Surigao Norte gov hands-out cash assistance to sea-mishap victims

Gov. Sol Matugas handed out cash assistance to three fishermen whose pump boat was capsized on the night of Jan. 23, 2011.

A report from the Provincial Human Resource Management and Development Office (HRMDO) identified the beneficiaries as Reynaldo Samontina, 40 years old, Eddie Minguellas, 46 years old, Recardo Samontina, 31 years old, all from barangay Wanke in Claver, Surigao del Norte. They all received P1, 000.00 each.

One of the fishermen narrated that around 7 o’clock in the evening of Jan. 23, huge waves and strong winds caused their boat to capsize. However, only their engine suffered much damage and no one was injured. (PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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