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

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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:

NCR

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


Region 3

∙   Bataan
∙   Pampanga
∙   Zambales
∙   Bulacan


Region 4A

Laguna

Region 4B

Palawan (Culion, El Nido and Linacapan only)


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Tags: National Capital Region , NDRRMC , State of Calamity


  • yumahuman

    I am surprised that the provinces of Rizal (where the flooded town of Cainta is located) and Cavite are not in the list.

    I hope the Inquirer and other newpapers will use maps to show areas affected.



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