Monday, June 25, 2018
  • share this

State of calamity in Tacloban

By: - Correspondent / @joeygabietaINQ
/ 08:58 PM November 10, 2012

TACLOBAN CITY—More than two weeks after Tropical Storm “Ofel” hit this city, the council declared a state of calamity to allow the city government to use its calamity funds to help the families who suffered losses during the storm.

Ines Salvoro, officer in charge of the city social welfare and development office, said victims of the storm have yet to recover from their losses.

Many have yet to repair their damaged houses, Salvoro said.


Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: disaster, Ofel, Regions, State of Calamity, Tacloban, Weather
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.