Tarlac City leads sandbagging operation in Balanti
Various government agencies have conducted a sandbagging operation in a village in Tarlac City to prevent the overflowing of water from the river in the wake of Tropical Storm Inday.
The Tarlac City Information Office (CIO) said the Tarlac City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO), Tarlac City Engineer’s Office (CEO), Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Army and Balanti Barangay Council held the sandbagging operation at Barangay Balanti Friday, July 20.
CDRRMC Head Mayor Cristy Angeles, together with the said offices and agencies, were on full alert in the monitoring of the river’s situation, CIO said.
“The activity shall be continuous until the assurance of the stability of the Balanti River’s current and the safety of residents adjacent thereto,” it said.
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