Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Troops to Assist Flood Stricken CDO

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City - The Eastern Mindanao Command directed its AFP units in the Northern part of Mindanao to extend assistance to communities and other government agencies in the post disaster activities after some areas in Cagayan de Oro City were submerged as a result of a heavy rain in the early afternoon of January 15, 2017.

AFP units were directed to closely coordinate with Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council and assist Local Government Units in attending to their Disaster Management needs.

AFP units were also told to assist the Philippine National Police in maintaining order while the affected communities are on the process of recovery.

During the onslaught of the flood, troops and equipment from 4th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, 51st Engineering Brigade and the Tactical Operations Group X of the Philippine Air Force were quickly mobilized in rescue operations, evacuations, and to provide transportation.

Source: Public Information Office, Eastern Mindanao Command, AFP

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