OCD-2 preparing for typhoon ‘Ferdie’

OCD-2 preparing for typhoon ‘Ferdie’

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) – Region 2 is closely coordinating with different government agencies in preparation for the onslaught of typhoon “Ferdie”.

OCD regional director Norma Talosig, said they now have ready standby fund from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 2 in the amount of P2,788,600 and stockpile of family food packs in the region.

Other food items available for repacking are: Corned Beef-209 cases; Sausage-253 cases; Sardines-20 cases; meat loaf- 53 cases; ready to eat food-3,696 tins and NFA rice-700 sacks.

Also, the Department of Health (DOH) Region 2 prepositioned various medicines and logistics to different provinces in the region.

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFT) Region 2 is likewise on full alert status and has prepositioned search and rescue equipment in different areas. PNA/northboundasia.com