FORMER Sen. Eddie Ilarde on Friday said his group is looking for possible investors who can finance a dome for temporary shelter to evacuees in provinces visited by calamities like typhoon. At the weekly forum in Balitaan sa Hotel Rembrandt, Ilarde, one of the convenors of Maharlika Movement for National Transformation (MMNT) said the dome design can house more than 5,000 evacuees. “Presently, there is no single evacuation shelter in the country with 12,058 kilometers of shoreline, 50 volcanoes, 13 of them active and where an average of 20 typhoons and periodic earthquakes visits our country every year,” Ilarde said. The cost to build one is less than P100 million. “The dome which they will call Likasan Dome is no ordinary building. We can assure anyone that this could stand the strongest typhoon even five times of Yolanda. The dome is also design as earthquake and fire proof as it could stand even intensity 10 quake.” Ilarde boosted. The prototype dome will be built away from the shore and high on grounds safe from powerful storm surges and tsunamis. The place should be identified by the particular local government unit where the project should be built. Since there are no… Read full this story
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