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96 barangays in 10 Pampanga towns still flooded

Jul 30, 2021 @ 12:57
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96 barangays in 10 Pampanga towns still flooded

The Pampanga Risk Reduction and Management Office (PRRMO) reported that 96 barangays in Pampanga province were still flooded due to the monsoon rains and water draining from upstream areas.

Officials said some 25 barangays in Masantol town were still submerged in floodwater. Another 21 barangays in Macabebe town and 15 barangays in Lubao were also still flooded.

The PRRMO said there six flooded barangays in Apalit town along with four flooded barangays in Minalin and seven barangays in Santo Tomas.

San Simon town reported flooding in five barangays.

A total of 347 families are currently housed in 30 evacuation centers in six local government units, according to the PRRMO. Some 48,768 families or 211,359 individuals have been affected by flooding in the province.

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