Bacolod, NegOcc brace for flooding, landslides

first_imgGov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, meanwhile,has ordered chairpersons of city and municipal DRRMCs in the province to placetheir operations centers and responders on red alert status. * Manapla * Sagay City Meanwhile, Tropical Cyclone WarningSignal No. 1 covers the rest of Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City. (With PNA/PN) “We are not in the eye of the stormbut it doesn’t mean that we have to put our guards down. It’s better to beready than be sorry,” he said. * Cadiz City* * Escalante City * Talisay City * E.B. Magalona Leonardia also ordered suspension ofclasses – private and public – from pre-school to senior high school for Dec.3. Lacson also directed the ProvincialHealth Office and all district hospitals to be placed on “code white” alert,which puts all hospital staff in readiness to respond to any emergencysituation or health-related incidents.center_img * Silay City Based on Severe Weather Bulletin No.12 issued as of 5 p.m., Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 has been hoistedin the following areas in Negros Occidental: * Victorias City * Calatrava Headvised cities and municipalities to heighten their preparedness as well astake appropriate precautionary actions for possible flooding, flashfloods orlandslides. BACOLOD City – Due to anticipated badweather caused by Typhoon “Tisoy”, the local government unit of this city and Negros Occidental are now on a“red alert” status to monitor the effects of the typhoon. * Toboso “Red alert” is raised in anticipationof an imminent emergency situation and requires response agency staffing in theoperations center and immediate inter-agency coordination. Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who chairs theemergency meeting of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(CDRRMC), said Bacolod has been placed on red alert status to be prepared toprotect lives and property.last_img read more