Guv to implement reintegration measures for socio-economic recovery

ILOILO CITY, May 15 (PIA) --- Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. issued a new executive order that shall implement a socio-economic recovery plan towards a new normal.

Defensor said that Executive Order No. 155 contains the implementation of reintegration measures to restore the damages caused by COVID-19 through Project SHARP (Socio-economic Healing and Recovery of the Province).

“This aims to restore the damage caused by COVID-19, with refocused and adjusted priorities and programs, to bring about economic recovery and heal social life,” he said.

It shall focus on restoring money being withdrawn from the local economy, promoting confidence and safety in people circulation, and protecting their psychosocial welfare.

Defensor said Project SHARP Iloilo shall focus on the areas of health, local economy and psychosocial welfare.

Meanwhile, the 54-page EO contains strategies to prevent the surge of COVID-19 cases while managing the numbers, prevalence, and transmission.

“The direction of the province is to prevent the surge, and that is what we are doing now, through strict implementation of our health protocols especially on public and social gatherings,” he added. (JSC/LTPI/PIA6 Iloilo)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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