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PPA calls for safe sea voyage as PH prepares for onslaught of ‘Ompong’

/ 05:12 PM September 12, 2018

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has advised the public to check the schedule of their trips with their respective transport service providers as the country anticipates the onslaught of typhoon “Ompong,” which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon.

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The PPA urged the public to undertake measures to avoid travel delays and inconveniences such as regularly checking official weather updates and guidelines on vessel travels during inclement weather.

“Everyone is encouraged to coordinate with their respective transport service providers for any trip cancellation and rescheduling,” it also said in an advisory.

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Port officials further called on transport services and passengers as well as other concerned units to take all precautionary measures for safe voyage, as it assured the availability of its emergency response teams in ports to be affected by the typhoon “to provide assistance and aid.” Christia Marie Ramos, INQUIRER.net /kga

Inquirer calls for support for the victims of typhoon Ompong

Responding to appeals for help, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is extending its relief to victims of the recent typhoon Ompong.

Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860 and Swift Code: BNORPHMM.

Inquiries may be addressed to Inquirer’s Corporate Affairs office through Connie Kalagayan at 897-4426, ckalagayan@inquirer.com.ph and Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig at 897-8808 local 352, bkasilag@inquirer.com.ph.

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