Typhoon Ursula

Posted by watchmen
December 28, 2019

Capiz placed under ‘State of Calamity’

Following last Thursday’s meeting of the Capiz Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, the council unanimously passed a resolution to declare a state of calamity over the province due to Typhoon Ursula. The Capiz Provincial Board subsequently, during a special session that same day, approved the move.
According to a release by the Philippine Information Agency, as of 5:00 a.m. yesterday, a total 32,701 families were affected by storm. In addition, after a total 7,023 families initially took shelter at evacuation centers across the province, there are still 4,962 displaced families.
Meanwhile, a recent report by the Office of Civil Defense-Region VI recorded four fatalities in Capiz./WDJ

Amid the aftermath of Typhoon Ursula, Capiz declared a state of calamity. (Roxas City Capiz Pulis Facebook photos)

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