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Towns, cities in NCR, nearby provinces still under a state of calamity

/ 10:03 AM August 09, 2012

This handout photo taken on August 8, 2012 and released by the Department of National Defense (DND) shows an aerial shot of floodings around Malabon town, suburban Manila. More than a million people in and around the Philippine capital battled deadly floods August 8, as more monsoon rain fell, with neck-deep waters trapping both slum dwellers and the wealthy on rooftops. AFP PHOTO/DND

MANILA, Philippines–Local governments of several cities and towns in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces have declared their areas under a state of calamity, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Thursday.

In its latest situation report, the NDRRMC said that as of 6 a.m. the following cities and towns have been declared under a state of calamity:



∙   Marikina
∙   Malabon
∙   Navotas
∙   Valenzuela
∙   Muntinlupa
∙   San Juan
∙   Pasig
∙   Caloocan
∙   Pateros

Region 3

∙   Bataan
∙   Pampanga
∙   Zambales
∙   Bulacan

Region 4A


Region 4B

Palawan (Culion, El Nido and Linacapan only)

TAGS: National Capital Region, NDRRMC, State of Calamity
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