State of calamity in Cebu, Bohol

15 Oct

cebu-provincial-government-20131015

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The provincial governments of Cebu and Bohol placed their respective provinces under state of calamity Tuesday afternoon, October 15, following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Central Visayas.

In Cebu, the declaration was made after an emergency meeting by the Cebu provincial board hours after the quake struck the province. The tremor was centered in neighboring Bohol, but was felt across the region.

Bohol has also been placed under a state of calamity by the provincial government, provincial board member Cesar Tomas Lopez said in an interview on state television PTV4.

Full Story: http://adf.ly/XZhub

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: