photo from Manila Bulletin

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has ordered the full-scale fast-tracking of the P667-million Flood Risk Management Project (FRIMP) for the Tagoloan River Basin in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.

In a report from the Manila Bulletin, DPWH Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain has issued orders to hasten the completion of the project which consists of 2 major stages. Stage 1 of the project (downstream) consists of construction of a flood protection dike, excavation of a towhead area and a drainage sluiceway while Stage 2 (upstream) consists of a dike embankment with revetment and partition walls, excavation of river channel, drainage improvement and two drainage sluiceways.

The project is funded by the Official Development Assistance from the Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Download JICA Report HERE.

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