Dozens of victims of the recent fire in Barangay Looc received the cash assistance from the City Government of Dumaguete, Thursday afternoon. The financial assistance was distributed by the staff of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo inside his office.

As verified by the City Social and Development Office there are 36 victims whose homes were totally damaged; 2 partially damaged and 4 victims classified as sharers.

Those whose homes were totally damaged received P 10, 000; partially damaged, P 5, 000 and those renting, P 2, 500.

Earlier, the victims also received various relief goods that include sleeping mats, food packs, water, hygiene kits, and utensils, among other basic necessities. A community kitchen was also set up inside the chapel to feed the victims and shelter them until they have recovered.