outbrain
Close  

PCG rescues Peta members trapped on Taal Volcano Island

/ 09:42 PM January 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued Wednesday members of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), who were trapped on Taal Volcano Island after trying to rescue abandoned animals in the danger zone.

According to the PCG, the Peta members were left on the island because of miscommunication with their boat captain.

ADVERTISEMENT

Meanwhile, the rescued animals are now kept safe in the nearest evacuation center where they are provided with food and water.

More than 40,000 locals from Batangas and Cavite have been evacuated after Taal volcano, the second most active in the country, spewed giant ash column on Sunday afternoon, sending a blanket of ash to nearby provinces which also reached Metro Manila.

Taal volcano is currently under Alert Level 4, which means that a violent eruption may happen within hours or days.

Batangas and Cavite are already placed under a state of calamity as ash and magma continue to gush from the Taal Volcano.

ADVERTISEMENT
Inquirer calls for support for the victims of Taal volcano eruption
Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief to the families affected by the recent eruption of Taal volcano.
Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860.
Inquiries may be addressed and emailed to Inquirer’s Corporate Affairs office through [email protected]
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: animal rescuers, Batangas, Coast Guard, PCG, PETA, Taal eruption, Taal Volcano
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom

January 18, 2020 12:25 AM

entertainment

How Yam handles flirtatious guys

January 18, 2020 12:15 AM



© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.