REGION 1 AGENCIES ON BLUE ALERT STATUS DUE TO COMING ‘NONA’

REGION 1 AGENCIES ON BLUE ALERT STATUS DUE TO COMING ‘NONA’

DAGUPAN CITY — The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has placed the regional, provincial, city, municipal and barangay risk reduction and management councils in Region 1 on blue alert status in view of the approaching Typhoon “Nona”.

This was contained in a memorandum of OCD Regional Director Melchito Castro issued to its member agencies as well as the PDRRMC, CDRRMC, MDRRMC and BDRRMC in Region 1 early today.

All these were also told by Director Castro to submit regular situational report about the conditions obtaining in their areas in connection with the coming typhoon.

Castro also ordered all PDRRMCs and City/Municipal and Barangay DRRMCs to utilize all possible resources to inform the public particularly fishermen not to venture into the sea on account of the raised gale warning in the western and northern seaboard of Luzon. PNA