Shown in photo are Meralco’s Sta. Rosa Sector Head Gary Festin (left) and Manila Sector Head Bernard Castro (right) inspecting the area near the Sara Public Market in Sara, Iloilo. The ground survey was conducted from Sara, Iloilo to Roxas City, Capiz, to Kalibo, Aklan as part of the assessment and recommendation for the restoration facilities of Ileco 3, CAPELCO, and AKELCO. Shown in inset photo is  one of the areas whose electrical facilities have been badly damaged by the typhoon.

Press Release:

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said that it provided 40 generator sets to power key facilities to aid in the recovery efforts of Typhoon Yolanda which devastated a major portion of the Visayas. The utility added that its engineers and line personnel are currently in Panay Island, Iloilo to scope the extent of the damage and assess the assistance to be provided.