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South Cotabato town under state of calamity

The Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Tboli in South Cotabato has approved the recommendation from the local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to place the town under a state of calamity due to El Niño.

Municipal Resolution No. 51 stated that the severe weather has badly hit the town and dried up its irrigation system.

“The occurrence of such unfavorable circumstances call for immediate attention and intervention,” the resolution read.

The local government unit intends to use its P8 million calamity fund to aid affected residents.

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