The Lapu-Lapu City government intends to give sustenance help to around 25 groups of fisherfolk, whose vocation are undermined in view of the doctor's facility squander found in the waters off the city's shores as of late.
City hall leader Paz Radaza, in a press preparation on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, said she previously asked the city's social welfare office to approve the real number of people influenced.
Radaza said the barangay commander of Ibo, the beach front town where the drifting clinic squander was first spotted, has communicated worry that a portion of his constituents are presently hesitant to angle in their zones in view of dread that their catch may be contaminated by the biohazard squanders.
Inhabitants were briefly disallowed from swimming and angling in the waters off Ibo since it might have been polluted.
"Usa dad ang ni-open up sa ako katong sa Ibo. Gitawagan ko niya nga kind of stressed ang iyang mga constituents tungod nga naa na ang clinic squander unya reluctant na sila moadto sa dagat," Radaza said.
Radaza said they will entirely approve the rundown of families that will be given the nourishment help with request not to "misjudge the help as electioneering."
"Ang atong tagaan kay kato ra gyod nga approved nga naa didtoy mga fisherfolk nga influenced. Kung wala, wala case tay ihatag dili kay basta lang mohatag ta og help kay lahi man na nga arrangements ang nagcover ana," Radaza said.
Radaza said that no money help is being peered toward yet for the fisherfolk.
Among the waste found in the waters off Barangay Ibo were dialysis tubes, dextrose hoses, blood packs, sputum compartments