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Camarines Norte now under state of calamity

/ 11:54 AM December 31, 2018
Camarines Norte now under state of calamity


MANILA, Philippines —The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Camarines Norte on Monday approved the recommendation placing the province under state of calamity due to the recent onslaught of Tropical Depression “Usman.”

Camarines Norte Provincial Information Office shared the news in a Facebook post.


“PDRRM COUNCIL of Camarines Norte unanimously approved the recommendation of declaring the Province of Camarines Norte under the State of Calamity, to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan,” Camarines Norte PIO wrote.


As of Sunday night, 57 bodies have so far been recovered in the Bicol Region in the aftermath of Usman. Six of them were found in Camarines Norte, the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) said.

READ: Bicol ‘Usman’ death toll rises to 57

Most of the fatalities were from Camarines Sur province where 23 have been confirmed dead. /cbb

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