Villagers, cops given 48 hours to flee Taal Volcano danger zone

MANILA, Philippines — The 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

21.1.2020

The 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

MANILA, Philippines — The 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

WATCH: Things turn into ‘stone’ in ash-laden Batangas town Danao advised villagers to follow their 48-hour deadline, saying stubborn villagers should tie themselves to a post. “Bibitbitin namin sila [villagers]. Ngayon kung ayaw niyo umalis basta within 48 hours, ayaw niyo umalis diyan mas maganda diyan itali niyo na lang sarili niyo sa poste,” Danao said to remind villagers who return to their homes despite evacuation orders. (We will carry them [villagers]. If you don’t want to leave within 48 hours, it is better to just tie yourselves to a post.) “It has been nine days, araw-araw po kami nandyan (We are always there to help villagers return to evacuation centers),” Danao said. Recent Phivolcs report said earthquakes recorded beneath the edifice of Taal Volcano were possibly an indication of more eruptions. The Department of the Interior and Local Government said local government units within the danger zones include Agoncillo, Alitagtag, Balete, Cuenca, Laurel, Lemery, Lipa City, Malvar, Mataasnakahoy, San Nicolas, Sta. Teresita, Taal, Talisay and Tanauan City, all in Batangas; and Tagaytay City in Cavite. ADVERTISEMENT Inquirer calls for support for the victims of Taal volcano eruption Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief to the families affected by the recent eruption of Taal volcano. Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860. Inquiries may be addressed and emailed to Inquirer’s Corporate Affairs office through Read more: Inquirer

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....

Año orders stop to 'visiting hours' to Taal Volcano danger zone'I don't see the logic of giving 4 hours when in fact you don't even know when it will erupt and in a matter of minutes, everybody will die,' says Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año

WATCH: Kim Atienza, motorcycle riders pass the helmet for victims of Taal Volcano eruptionTelevision host Kim Atienza and his fellow motorcycle riders have banded together to raise money to donate to the victims of Taal Volcano’s eruption last week. | IBiongINQ IBiongINQ It hurts but, elected officials have an unimaginable and bloated funds. Where are they?

LIST: Jan. 20 class suspensions due to Taal Volcano eruptionClasses in some areas affected by the ongoing Taal Volcano eruption remain suspended on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Here's the list:

FFW lauds hiring of 6,000 workers in Taal Volcano eruption-affected areasThe Federation of Free Workers (FFW) on Sunday lauded the immediate hiring of 6000 workers in the affected areas of Taal volcano eruption, but expressed hope that the labor department would double the number citing the many people that were displaced.

Manila Bulletin extends its generosity to hundreds of residents affected by Taal Volcano eruption“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” ― John Holmes The Manila Bulletin extends its generosity to hundreds of...

No more toll on highways for motorists bringing aid to Taal volcano victimsThe North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Corp. has waived toll for motorists bringing aid to victims of the Taal volcano eruption.



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