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Surigao del Sur town evacuates over 200 residents due to Auring

tropical depression auring
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There are at least 976,704 families or 4,883,546 people who are exposed to areas that are highly to very highly susceptible to landslide or flooding, the DSWD says

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 8, 2017) — The municipal government of San Miguel in Surigao del Sur province ordered the evacuation of at least 51 families or 217 people in risky areas as Tropical Depression Auring intensified on Saturday afternoon, January 7, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said.  Continue reading Surigao del Sur town evacuates over 200 residents due to Auring