Monitoring of Typhoon Mina-hit areas continues

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Monday, August 29, 2011


LINGAYEN – During the onslaught of the torrential rains spawned by Typhoon Mina, Governor Amado Espino Jr., chairman of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC), led the conduct of onsite monitoring operations in the flooded areas.

Espino declared heightened alert on early Friday. Areas declared as impassable to all types of vehicles since Saturday until Sunday morning were Anonang, Angio and Tempra-Guilig in San Fabian villages; and Sto. Tomas, San Vicente, Macayog, Bolo, and Magsaysay in San Jacinto villages.

A flash flood also happened in Sta. Barbara town after the temporarily repaired earth dike again collapsed.
Based on PDRRMC’s report Sunday afternoon, continuous monitoring in coordination with different line agencies is being conducted specifically in the identified affected areas, including the low-lying towns of Calasiao, Sta. Barbara, San Fabian, Manaoag, San Jacinto, Binalonan, Pozorrubio, Laoac, San Nicolas and Urdaneta City.

Although some rice field areas were left underwater, the rains brought by the typhoon is generally considered beneficial to all stages of crops in some areas.

Sunday morning, rescue operations were conducted in some flooded areas: Barangay Macayug in Mangaldan; Binday and Mabilao in San Fabian; and Sto. Tomas in San Jacinto.

Number of affected families totaled to 1,960 while affected barangays numbered to 60.

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