UPDATE: Police conduct rescue operations in heavily flooded villages due to torrential rains brought by Severe Tropical Storm Ineng .
(3rd UPDATE) Police conduct rescue operations in heavily flooded villages due to torrential rains brought by Severe Tropical Storm Ineng
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Ilocos Norte was placed under a state of calamity Saturday afternoon, August 24, after
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan voted in favor of a resolution to declare a state of calamity in the province due to Ineng during an emergency session on Saturday afternoon.
"The City Government is exerting all its efforts to address the situation especially for those affected or displaced by the flooding caused by Typhoon Ineng," the city government said Saturday morning.
Barangay 7B in Laoag City, where they evacuated a woman and her newborn using the interior of a discarded refrigerator.
to the Laoag City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, Ineng affected a total of 109 families or 403 people in the city. Over a hundred families were being served in 11 of the city’s evacuation centers as of Saturday.
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