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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau


MAYON EVACUEES

MAYON EVACUEES
 

07 February 2018 08:52:32 AM

A total of 21,723 families or 83, 671 persons from 61 barangays in Bacacay, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Daraga, Tabaco City, Malilipot, Santo Domingo, and Legaspi City in the province of Albay have so far been affected by the continuous eruption of Mayon volcano. Of this figure, 18, 231 families or 69, 099 persons are currently accommodated in 69 evacuation centers. Members of the House special committee on Bicol recovery and economic development chaired by Rep. Renato Unico Jr. were briefed by officials of lead crisis agencies, among them Office of Civil Defense Regional Director Claudio Yucot, Department of Health Director Gloria Balboa, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Regional Executive Director Oscar Dominguez, Mines and Geociences Bureau Regional Director Guillermo Molina, and National Irrigation Administration Regional Director Ramon Bugacia. / EAG/DM

 
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