Classes for students in colleges, technical and vocational schools, and universities in the province of Batangas that are outside the Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone will resume Thursday, Jan. 23.
MANILA, Philippines—Classes for students in colleges, technical and vocational schools, and universities in the province of Batangas that are outside the Taal Volcano's 14-kilometer dangerINQUIRER.net / 09:09 PM January 22, 2020 Aerial shot of Taal Volcano. Phivolcs and the NDDRMC, with Armed Forces of the Philippines and some reporters, flew on a Huey 2 helicopter for its first successful aerial inspection of the damage brought about by the Jan. 12 eruption of Taal Volcano. (Photo by CLIFFORD NUÑEZ) MANILA, Philippines—Classes for students in colleges, technical and vocational schools, and universities in the province of Batangas that are outside the Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone will resume Thursday, Jan. 23. In a memorandum signed Wednesday, Batangas Gov. Hermilando Mandanas ordered the resumption of classes in all schools in the tertiary level outside the 14-km danger zone. ADVERTISEMENT Mandanas said the decision was made with the clearance from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Areas in Batangas that are within the 14-km danger zone include Agoncillo, Alitagtag, Balete, Cuenca, Laurel, Lemery, Lipa City, Malvar, Mataas na kahoy, San Jose, San Nicolas, Santa Teresita, Taal, Talisay, and Tanauan City. FEATURED STORIES Read more: Inquirer
Massive cleanup of schools used as evac centers should be done before resumption of classes. Awww
Villagers, cops given 48 hours to flee Taal Volcano danger zoneThe head of Calabarzon police said villagers including policemen have been given only 48 hours to leave the 14 kilometers danger zone of Taal Volcano as authorities would implement “total lockdown” or forced evacuation in the area. | CMarquezINQ CMarquezINQ ....it's still surprising to see how stupid and stubborn those Pinoys are....common sense would dictate to leave the area, but common sense seems very uncommon at times in the Philippines....
DILG to file admin raps if Talisay VM will insist on violating lockdownThe DILG said Talisay, Batangas Vice Mayor Charlie Natanauan may face administrative charges if he will allow Talisay villagers to return to their homes near the danger zone of Taal Volcano. | CMarquezINQ CMarquezINQ Nah! Allow ONLY Natanauan to go and let's watch CALABARZON Police Chief Danao fulfill his threat of 'sacrificing' the Vice Mayor to the Taal Volcano. 🤣 CMarquezINQ Set up a tent for him right next to the main crater.
WATCH: Anxious villagers plead against lockdown of areas near Taal VolcanoResidents of lakeside villages in Tanauan City, Batangas, are pleading to be allowed to visit their homes, after the government completely closed off the immediate danger zone around Taal Volcano. TaalEruption2020 ...I am not surprised that Filipinos are too dumb to understand that the danger zone around Taal Vulcano is for their own safety.....
WATCH: Gov't to force residents out of homes in Taal Volcano danger zoneElias Fernandez Jr of DILG Calabarzon says they will do everything in their capacity to remove residents who refuse to leave their homes located at the danger zone. TaalEruption2020
No to Taal ‘window hours’ – disaster officialLocal government units in Batangas should no longer give residents window hours to return to their houses near Taal Volcano amid the lingering danger, disaster response officials said Monday.
WATCH: Fishermen ignore threat posed by Taal VolcanoSa kabila ng nagpapatuloy na banta ng pagputok ng Bulkang Taal tuloy sa pagpalaot ang mga mangingisda sa Taal Lake.