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‘Nando’ displaces 547 families in Samar – DSWD

/ 01:49 PM August 27, 2013

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of August 27, 2013, 1:32 P.M. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

MANILA, Philippines – Five hundred forty-seven families from 11 villages in Samar have been displaced due to tropical storm “Nando” (international name Kong-Rey), the Department of Social Welfare and Development said Tuesday.

The storm, which was formed in the Visayas before it moved up north, was last spotted near Aparri, Cagayan.

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The DSWD said in its Twitter account that 546 houses in Eastern Visayas were partially damaged by “Nando.”

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council went on blue alert and summoned personnel for possible emergency work.

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Meanwhile, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in Cordillera also declared a red alert status for continuous monitoring, coordination, information dissemination and warning to the public.

As of midday Tuesday, “Nando” was threatening the extreme northern Luzon with some of its areas placed under storm signals.

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