The Bacolod City Legal Office yesterday served notices to vacate 354 households whose structures are located in danger zones in Bacolod City after the latest tragedy that hit the country.
CLO-Composite Enforcement Unit head Cesar Beloria yesterday they had previously sent notices to these informal settlers living near rivers and creeks in Bacolod that have been identified as danger zones. He said they were reminded process their documents with the Bacolod Housing Authority for a relocation site.
Beloria said that when calamities happen, it is the government that the people blam, so now they are reminding the concerned informal settlers to vacate these areas that are within the downtown area.
He said the areas they have identified as danger zones are Barangays Banago, 1, 9, 10, 11, 12 and the biggest area is that of Barangay 10 up to 12.
Beloria said the concerned informal settlers should process their papers for relocation site because, if worse comes to worst, the city may implement forced evacuation and provide them temporary shelter.*CGS