May 24, 2011 by staff
Typhoon Chedeng, Managers of disaster preparedness and mitigation in Camarines Sur called yesterday to the mapping of flood and landslide-prone areas within their jurisdiction after confirmation of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Typhoon Chedeng, which enters the Philippine Area of?? Responsibility (PAR).
The movement was initiated by members of the Provincial Disaster Reduction and Risk Management Council (PDRRMC), under the command of Governor Villafuerte LRay after Camarines Sur registered the highest number of casualties in the attack of typhoon that struck Bebeng Bicol region a few weeks ago.
Che Bermeo, head of Environmental Disaster Management and Emergency Response Office (EDMERO), also in charge of the Secretariat PDRRMC said it would monitor the coast and other low-lying areas that were submerged in water seriously flooding.
Bermeo also instructed the heads of the Municipal Disaster Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) to personally check the status of their components, particularly those with previous records of incidents of landslides, including the cities of Minalabac and Balata.
With the typhoon Chedeng Now his career heading west to west-northwest and is expected to affect the area of?? Camarines, local officials are preparing for the possible evacuation of people living near the coast.
Chedeng, with international codename “Songda” is moving with maximum sustained winds and gusts 110kp up to 140kph, according to the last message from Mr. Mike aka Padua, the “Typhoon Man” in his public T2K Advisor 2 am today.
Naga City, with 22 of the 27 barangays literally under floodwater during the typhoon Bebeng, now preparing for a complete inspection of your drainage system, which obviously could not keep water down for the continuous rain heavy rain, three days before finally touches Bebeng Naga City and the neighboring towns of Camarines Sur.
Naga City Mayor John Bongat directed local barangay officials to take necessary precautions in anticipation of the typhoon, he said. In line with this, the City Disaster Reduction and Management Board members also convened to discuss preparations for possible typhoon hit the Naga Chedeng again with floodwater. (AML / LSM, PIA Camarines Sur)
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