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Ilocos Norte placed under state of calamity due to Typhoon ‘Ompong’

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:53 AM September 17, 2018

Ilocos Norte province has been placed under a state of calamity due to the damage caused by Typhoon “Ompong,”, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Ilocos Norte said on Monday.

“The Sangguniang Panlalawigan through a Resolution No. 2018-09-265 has declared the province of Ilocos Norte under STATE OF CALAMITY due to damages brought by Typhoon #OmpongPH,” the PIA said in a Twitter post.

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Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos earlier suspended classes in all levels on Monday.

“Ompong” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility last Wednesday and made landfall in the Cagayan-Isabela area last Saturday.

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Ilocos Norte was placed under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 4 on Saturday.

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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, [email protected] and Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig at 897-8808 local 352, [email protected]

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