More than 2,000 individuals now at evacuation centers in Rizal

Published November 1, 2020, 6:08 PM

by Nel Andrade

ANTIPOLO CITY — There are more than 2,000 individuals sheltered in evacuation centers all over Rizal province following the pre-emptive evacuation implemented by the local disaster risk reduction and management offices (LDRRMOs) due to typhoon “Rolly.”

(Lalawigan ng Rizal)

The weather office has lowered storm signals for Rizal from No. 4 to No. 3.

Manila Bulletin learned from the Rizal Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and the LDRRMOs, as of 7 p.m., Nov. 1, there were more than 2,000 individuals, comprising 638 families, who are seeking temporary shelter in barangay covered courts and school buildings all over the province.

Loel Malonzo, PDRRMO head, told reported the figures to the command center located at the provincial capitol.
Joselito Bernabe of the Cardona LDRRMO said 186 families, composed of 714 individuals, have been evacuated  from their homes.

Jose Hernandez, III, LDRRMO officer in Binangonan, said that as of 8 p.m., all the 17 villages of the town in Talim Island remained without electricity.

Barangays Balibago, Tuna, Lambac, and portions of Boor, all located in Talim Island and Barangay Iglesia in the mainland Cardona, have no electricity.

Jan Enriquez, head of the LDRRMO Jalajala, told Manila Bulletin that strong winds with moderate rain were felt in the town early afternoon.

Eric Arevalo of the Cainta LDRRMO said there were no evacuees and no reports of flooding in the municipality of Cainta as of 2 p.m., but the town experienced strong winds with moderate rains.

The weather office has lowered storm signals for Rizal from No. 4 to No. 3.

Manila Bulletin learned from the Rizal Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and the LDRRMOs, as of 7 p.m., Nov. 1, there were more than 2,000 individuals, comprising 638 families, who are seeking temporary shelter in barangay covered courts and school buildings all over the province.

Loel Malonzo, PDRRMO head, told reported the figures to the command center located at the provincial capitol.
Joselito Bernabe of the Cardona LDRRMO said 186 families, composed of 714 individuals, have been evacuated  from their homes.

Jose Hernandez, III, LDRRMO officer in Binangonan, said that as of 8 p.m., all the 17 villages of the town in Talim Island remained without electricity.

Barangays Balibago, Tuna, Lambac, and portions of Boor, all located in Talim Island and Barangay Iglesia in the mainland Cardona, have no electricity.

Jan Enriquez, head of the LDRRMO Jalajala, told Manila Bulletin that strong winds with moderate rain were felt in the town early afternoon.

Eric Arevalo of the Cainta LDRRMO said there were no evacuees and no reports of flooding in the municipality of Cainta as of 2 p.m., but the town experienced strong winds with moderate rains.

Engineering and rescue equipment, as well as ambulances were on stand-by and ready to be dispatched from the provincial capitol in Antipolo City to augment the equipment of the LDRRMOs. 

 
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