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‘Ondoy’s’ hardest hit cities form partnership vs disasters

Friday, June 22, 2012

 ‘Ondoy’s’ hardest hit cities form partnership vs disasters

While tropical storm “Ondoy” was classified in September 2009 as a mere tropical storm, its rainfall turned out to be way too much to tolerate as the entire national capital region and adjoining province of Rizal were submerged under floodwaters that literally destroyed government infrastructures and hundreds of thousands of residential houses while paralyzing all economic activities —  translating the pitiful sight into an extreme hardship for the close to five million residents.

After suffering what has so far been the worst flood incident in the region, adjoining cities of Pasig, Marikina and Quezon along with the localities of Antipolo, Cainta, San Mateo and Rodriguez towns in Rizal have forged a cooperating partnership designed to minimize the risk and potential damage of weather disturbances this year..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/metro-section/item/542-%E2%80%98ondoy%E2%80%99s%E2%80%99-hardest-hit-cities-form-partnership-vs-disasters

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