The civil works of the P 36 million Dumaguete City evacuation center in Barangay Talay continue in order to complete the infrastructure that will serve as one of the major shelters for internally displaced persons or families during calamities.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo said that the evacuation center shall have about 106 cubicles for evacuees, adequate number of shower and comfort rooms, a large kitchen and mess hall, breastfeeding rooms, conjugal rooms, children’s play area, a prayer room, administration office, ample parking area and a Materials Recovery Facility.
The Department of Public Works and Highways Region 7 has allocated the funds for the facility to serve the needs of those who would seek refuge in times of calamities and emergency.