68 Region 1 areas PRONE to flooding


SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: A total of 68 cities and municipalities in Region 1 are forecast by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), through Project Noah, to be susceptible to 100 millimeter possible flooding due to the expected rains that will be dumped by typhoon Butchoy and the ensuing monsoon rains. The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) regional office, in a report relayed through the Philippine Information Office (PIA), said that of the 68 identified cities and municipalities, eight were in Ilocos Norte, 16 both in Ilocos Sur and La Union and 28 in Pangasinan.



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