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MRT-3 prepares for ’Ompong’

/ 07:57 PM September 12, 2018

The Metro Rail Transit – Line 3 (MRT-3) has given assurance that it is conducting preparations for Typhoon “Ompong,” which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon.

It said it would ensure the availability of trains as well as emergency tools and equipment as another strong typhoon hits the country.

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READ: ‘Ompong’ enters PH – Pagasa

Part of the preparations is keeping close tabs on weather bulletins released by Pagasa and coordinating with the Philippine National Police (PNP), National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and other emergency responders such as the Red Cross.

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The MRT-3 said it would also secure all structures or objects that may fall due to strong winds brought about by the typhoon and make sure that “all submersible pumps are operational or functional.” /ee

READ: Palace urges public to prepare, remain alert for ‘Ompong’

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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