CARITAS questions timing of 'P24.7 billon Yolanda funds' release
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Caritas Philippines Executive Secretary Fr. Edu Gariguez scrutinized the timing of the release of P24.7-billion funds for Yolanda victims amid the election period. 

Gariguez communicated his worry that the fund would be utilized to advance the political enthusiasm of an aspirant, in a meeting over chapel upheld radio station, Radyo Veritas that is posted on its Facebook account. 

He was alluding to the P24.7 billion discharged by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for the victims of Yolanda in Eastern Visayas. 

In a public statement, Budget Secretary Butch Abad had said that the sum was appropriated in the 2016 General Appropriations Act that structures part of the aggregate P3-trillion national spending plan during the current year. 

It can be reviewed that the storm hit the nation in November 2013 when around 6,000 died with expense of harm evaluated at $2.86 billion. 

Gariguez denounced that a few government officials utilize poor people and the casualties of catastrophes in their campaign. 

Gariguez, who was as of late recompensed a Doctor in Humanities, honoris causa by Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan for his ace surroundings campaign, underscored that it is not legitimate for the Aquino organization to depict itself as a "super hero," the general population know this is not genuine on account of the administration's reaction was deficient. 

The minister illuminated that he doesn't support a specific candidate. 

Read his full statement below:
Catholic priest questions timing of 'P24.7 billon Yolanda funds' release

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