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State of calamity in Tacloban

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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.


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Tags: disaster , Ofel , Regions , State of Calamity , Tacloban , Weather


  • julymorning

    ANONG STATE OF CALAMITY? GUSTO LANG NG MGA PULITIKONG WALANG SILBI NA MAKA BUDGET PARA SA ELECTION, KASI ANG CALAMITY FUNDS AY IBUBULSA NA NAMAN NILA. SINONG NILOKO NG MGA KAPALMUKS NA IRE? MASIRAAN LANG NG SAMPUNG BAHAY NA BAHAY KUBO SA BUKID, STATE OF CALAMITY NA? HAY NAKU



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