Towns, cities in NCR, nearby provinces still under a state of calamity
By Kate EvangelistaINQUIRER.net
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:
∙ San Juan
Palawan (Culion, El Nido and Linacapan only)
National Capital Region
State of Calamity
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