Only 13% of ‘Yolanda’ housing occupied, 38% built

Four years after supertyphoon "Yolanda" ("Haiyan") hit the Philippines, particularly in the Visayas region where it made landfall, the government has built only less than half of the housing demand for those devastated by the monster storm, and has rehomed only a little more than a tenth of the families.   Based on data presented to the media by the National Housing Authority (NHA)on Tuesday, as of October 30, 2017, only 12.79 percent---26,256 units of the 205,128 targeted number of permanent housing units nationwide---have actually been awarded to and are already being occupied by beneficiaries.   Only 78,291 units---38 percent of the target---have actually alr...

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