Thank you KAPWA for being part of this. Yesterday, we were able to send 12 Balikbayan boxes of assorted goods to Manila for the victims of the recent HABAGAT FLOOD.
FALCONN sent balikbayan boxes that helps to the victim of the flood and KAPWA was part of it.
ncessant rain and flooding shut down schools at all levels, closed government offices, including the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), which should have begun observing its 19th
anniversary on Monday.
The Senate and the Supreme Court also called off work and the Department of Foreign Affairs suspended consular services at its headquarters and main consular offices at Aseana Business Park in Parañaque City.
The US Embassy shut down operations and the British Embassy suspended consular services, but not its visa operations.
Other embassies remained operating, among them the missions of the European Union, France, Australia, Canada, Japan and Israel.
The country’s two biggest airlines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific, temporarily waived rebooking fees for passengers who failed to make their flights on Monday due to the bad weather.
Heavy rains that started Saturday flooded towns in several provinces in central and northern Luzon, forcing evacuation of people living along waterways.
In Ilocos Sur province, the local councils of Candon City and the towns of Sta. Maria and Narvacan declared a state of calamity on Monday.
Flooding was also reported in the provinces of Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales and Pangasinan.