The Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte, under the leadership of Gov. Lalo Matugas, granted financial assistance to the Province of Batangas in the amount of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS (P500,000.00) in favor of its affected residents by the eruption of Taal Volcano. This gesture of our Province is in the concept of mutual aid response between and among local government units.

Source: Roberto Parada