Her Excellency Marion Derckx of the Netherlands visited Tacloban City on May 11, 2015. Updates on the City’s recovery efforts, Disaster Risk Reduction in the coastal areas and reclamation study were the highlights of her visit.
Ambassador Derckx was warmly welcomed by the City Administrator Atty. Jenny Lyn Manibay together with Engr. Dionisio De Paz of City Engineer’s Office, Arch. Danny Fuentebella of City Architect’s Office, Ildebrando Bernadas of City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, Dr. Gloria Fabrigas of City Social Welfare and Development Office and Bobby Munoz of Special Projects.
The Ambassador left a note for the City Mayor:
“I am impressed by the resilience of the Tacloban people and leaders. Impressive how this city has been rebuilt in only 18 months.”