Taguig sets up emergency shelters
The City of Taguig has undertaken preemptive measures to ensure the safety of the residents living near creeks, rivers and other low-lying areas in the city.
The local government also set up emergency shelters for more than 50 families.
Evacuation centers have been set up early today at Hagonoy Gym, Pag-asa Covered Court, Eusebio Elementary School and Ibayo Day Care Centers to house affected families.
The local government has also distributed relief goods and hot meals, provided temporary shelter for thei security and administered health services to residents currently staying at the evacuation centers.
Mayor Lino Cayetano, together with Councilors Darwin Icay, Ryanne Gutierrez and Yasser Pangandaman, personally visited the evacuees to check on their situation and needs.
The City Health Office, City Social Welfare and Development Office, Barangay Affairs Office, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, Command Center and General Services Office also made sure that regular weather/flood updates are gathered and the needs of the residents staying in the evacuation areas are attended to.
As the weather continue to bring rains, everyone is encouraged to stay at home and spend time with your families.
Avoid going out and risking your safety in this unpredictable weather.
Remember to stay safe, Taguigeños.
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