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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Binnadang Spirit: Cordillera sends help for Cagayan

Cordillera - Helps from the government agencies and private sectors are rushing in to help thousands of people affected by the mass flooding in Cagayan brought by typhoon Ulysses. 

The Police Regional Office - Cordillera (PROCOR) has dispatched Water Search and Rescue (WASAR) teams, watercraft and other search and rescue equipment to Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. 

DSWD CAR has also provided food packs to augment the resources of DSWD Field Office in Region II. 

The local government of Kalinga under the leadership of Governor Ferdinand Tubban has sent teams of rescuers from the Special Action Force, Philippine Army and the Bureau of Fire Protection including food assistance to Cagayan. 

Meanwhile, the Disaster Response Team of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-10 of the Philippine Army conducted Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Operation in the Municipality of Alcala, Cagayan. 

Barangays near the Cagayan River are still submerged in flood waters due to heavy rains brought by the Typhoon Ulysses. 

Thousands of families were affected, some of whom fled to their rooftops to escape two-storey high floods. 

The Philippine coastguard send teams of rescuers, vehicles and rubbers boats to Cagayan as response to  the call for help to Cagayanons. 

After the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses, Cagayanons took to social media, posting photos with hashtags #CagayanNeedsHelp. 

The call for help for Cagayan has been a top trending topic on Twitter with almost 2.03 million tweets. 



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