Ilocos Sur braces for Typhoon Pepeng
by Freddie G. Lazaro
Vigan City (October 2) -- Ilocos Sur Governor Deogracias Victor "DV" B. Savellano alerted today the Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) for the coming of Typhoon Pepeng.
He instructed the PDCC to prepare all necessary equipment for rescue and relief operations in case of emergencies.
The governor also advised all fishermen not to venture out into the sea due to the presence of big waves.
He also warned the Ilocos Sur residents living in the low lying areas to take extra precautions while the typhoon is hitting the province.
Meanwhile, Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie Singson - Medina and Candon City Mayor Allen G. Singson also alerted their respective city disaster coordinating councils to any eventualities that might be brought out by the typhoon. (PIA Ilocos Sur) [top]