Many families throughout the city still have no quarantine passes, two days after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ordered barangay officials its distribution “house-to-house” basis.

Anxious Facebook netizens, in an online poll conducted Saturday by Palawan News, confirmed that they have yet to receive their quarantine pass from their respective barangays pointing out that they were afraid to go out to replenish their diminishing stocks.

“Galaw-galaw naman jan Brgy. San Manuel. Paubos na pagkain namin tapos pag lumabas huhulihin?” one netizen said.

“Kala ko ba ang sabi ihahatid nila? Pag eleksyon kaya magbahay-bahay ngayong panahon ng pangangailangan ng mga tao hindi na,” another one pointed out.

A rundown of communities waiting for their quarantine passes include:

* BM Road, Nottingham, Purok Pag-ibig, Palo Alto, and Socrates in Brgy. San Pedro
* Kaakbayan, Sandiwa and Pablico Road in Brgy. Tinguiban
* Mountain View, Gumamela, Purok Magalang, Maunlad, and Maagap in Brgy. Sta. Monica
* Villa Grande in Brgy. Tagburos
* Gabuco Compound and Purok Masunurin in Brgy. San Jose
* Abueg Road in Brgy. Bancao-bancao
* Purok Damayan in Brgy. Bagong Sikat
* Ponce de Leon in Brgy. San Manuel
* Brgy. Mandaragat
* Brgy. Inagawan Sub
* Wescom Road in Brgy. San Miguel
* Brgy. Maunlad

Richard Ligad, chief of the City Information Office (CIO), said Saturday afternoon that the grievances of the residents were already being addressed and that they need to be more patient in getting their pass.

“Hintayin lang nila kasi may mga malalaking barangay. Nasabihan na ang mga kapitan na ayusin ‘yan. Pag lumabas sila [for basic needs], basta isa lang bawat pamilya, iho-honor naman pag sinabi nilang hindi pa sila nabigyan ng pass,” Ligad said.

Similar situations were also reported in certain towns outside the city which include Coron, Busuanga, Brooke’s Point, Sofronio Española, Roxas, Narra, and Bataraza.


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