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Thursday, November 19, 2020

LOOK: Baguio's Burnham Park Swan reached Cagayan to rescue flood victims

Photo Courtesy || DILG Cordillera

Cordillera - The Burnham Park Swan Boats has now been in operation to rescue flood victims in Cagayan at it reaches the province today (Nov. 19, 2020).

The owner of the famous tourist spot's swan boats, Mrs. Vivian Celso, offered to to give the boats to be used by authorities and the search and rescue operations to affected residents in Cagayan. 

Cagayan was suffering from mass flooding after Typhoon Ulysses struck the Philippines on November 11, 2020. 

The Swan boats are ideal for rescue because it can carry 10 persons at a time and the hull is made up of fiberglass which is not easily punctured compared to rubber boats. 

It can be recalled that Swan boats were also been deployed a decade ago in La Trinidad, Benguet to rescue residents stranded in their homes due to flood caused by Typhoon Peping. 

The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) and PRO-Cordillera brought the swan boats to Cagayan via Tabuk City in Kalinga. 

The Burnham Park's Swan boats are now on its way of rescuing flood victims in Cagayan. 



Unknown said...

Kudos to the owner of the swan boats and to those who've been willing to extend their hands in times like these. Godbless you more and may we continue to love and care for each other in good times and in bad times. Mabuhay

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