9 Luzon areas placed under state of calamity | Inquirer News

9 Luzon areas placed under state of calamity

/ 09:21 PM August 07, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines – Nine areas in Luzon that were devastated by heavy floods due to relentless rains have been placed under a state of calamity.

The declaration of state of calamity  would facilitate the use of funds to aid affected families and expedite rehabilitation efforts.

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As of Tuesday evening, the state of calamity was declared in:

1. Bataan

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2. Laguna

3. Pampanga

4. Cainta, Rizal

5. Valenzuela City

6. Malabon City

7. San Mateo, Rizal

8. Muntinlupa City

9. Province of Zambales

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