Bongbong Marcos says gov’t assets ready for Neneng aftermath
MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongnbong” Marcos Jr. on Sunday assured the public that government assets are ready to deal with the aftermath of Severe Tropical Storm Neneng, as he urged affected Filipinos to follow the directives of their respective local government units (LGUs).
“We are watching #NenengPH closely. Government assets are in place to deal with the aftermath and ensure the primary needs of those affected, especially food, safe drinking water, and electricity,” said Marcos Jr. through Twitter.
“Nevertheless, to the provinces in the North that have felt the effects, help is on the way. We encourage everyone to follow the directives of your LGUs and MDRRMCs,” he added.
We are watching #NenengPH closely. Government assets are in place to deal with the aftermath and ensure the primary needs of those affected, especially food, safe drinking water, and electricity.
— Bongbong Marcos (@bongbongmarcos) October 16, 2022
Neneng is currently moving across parts of Northern Luzon just days after Tropical Depression Maymay, left 1 person dead and over 43,000 people affected.
Based on the 11 a.m. typhoon bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Neneng was last spotted 115 kilometers West Northwest of Calayan, Cagayan.
Signal No. 3 (storm-force winds prevailing or expected in at least 18 hours) is currently raised over the following areas:
- The southern portion of Batanes (Basco, Mahatao, Uyugan, Ivana, Sabtang) and Babuyan Islands
Signal No. 2 (gale-force winds prevailing or expected within the next 24 hours) is up over the following areas:
- The rest of Batanes
- The rest of Cagayan
- The northern portion of Abra (Tineg, Lacub, Lagayan), and Ilocos Norte.
Signal No. 1 (strong winds prevailing or expected within the next 36 hours) was raised over the following areas:
- The northern and central portions of Isabela (Santa Maria, San Pablo, Maconacon, Divilacan, Palanan, Ilagan City, Tumauini, Cabagan, Santo Tomas, Quezon, Delfin Albano, Mallig, Quirino, Gamu, Roxas, San Mariano, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Burgos, Reina Mercedes, San Manuel, Aurora, Luna, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Dinapigue, City of Cauayan)
- The rest of Abra
- Mountain Province,
The northern portion of Ifugao (Aguinaldo, Alfonso Lista, Mayoyao, Hungduan, Banaue),
and the northern and central portions of Ilocos Sur (Sinait, Cabugao, San Juan, Magsingal, Santo Domingo, San Ildefonso, San Vicente, Santa Catalina, Bantay, City of Vigan, Santa, Caoayan, Narvacan, Nagbukel, Santa Maria, San Esteban, Santiago, Burgos, Banayoyo, Lidlidda, San Emilio, Quirino, Gregorio del Pilar, Galimuyod, City of Candon, Santa Lucia, Salcedo, Cervantes, Suyo, Sigay, Santa Cruz)