Yesterday morning, police officers helped 135 fire victim families in Barangay 201, Pasay City transport their belongings and evacuate to safer homes.

The families were evacuated from Cutcut Creek, which was declared a dangerous waterway under the OPLAN LIKAS program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“Their safety is our top priority,” Secretary Mar Roxas said.

Fifteen police officers from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) and ten personnel from the local government of Pasay City responded to the aid of informal settlers relocating to their new homes provided by the National Housing Authority (NHA) in Barangay Cabuco, Trece Martires, Cavite.

The families will also receive P18,000 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to help adjust in their new community.

According to the local government of Pasay City, the police officers arrived on time and were a big help in the immediate execution of the relocation operation.