The province of Pampanga is now under a State of Calamity because of the massive damage left by heavy rains on its crops and infrastructures.
Through the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution no.3015, series of 2013, it declared the subjecting of Pampanga being under a state of calamity.
Governor Lilia Pineda insisted that the province’s crops of corn and vegetables all suffered because they’ve been submerged in flood water.
Municipalities of Macabebe, Masantol, Minalin, Sto. Tomas and Lubao are still experiencing flooding.
Meanwhile, Pasay City has also been put under the State of Calamity because of the wide range of damage cause by typhoon Maring.
More than 100 barangays from the city were flooded resulting to most residents evacuating their homes.
With the city’s Mayor, Tony Calixto’s suggestion, the Pasay City Council convened this afternoon and agreed that indeed, the city needs to be declared under a State of Calamity.
Calixto said that the declaration was made so that they could use the funds and distribute aid to the residents who are currently taking refuge in evacuation centers.