BARMM IS NOW UNDER STATE OF CALAMITY

BARMM IS NOW UNDER STATE OF CALAMITY

By Glen S. Ramos

MANILA — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao declared the entire region under a state of calamity due to Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Paeng.

BARMM experienced widespread flooding, flashflood, and landslides during the onslaught of STS Paeng on Friday, 28 October 2022.

An official of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on Friday said 42 people have so far died in Maguindanao del Norte. More are accordingly missing.
Before the entry of the storm, the region has already suffered and experienced massive flooding due to intermittent heavy rainfall since October 24, 2022.

The Province of Albay and the Municipality of Pigcawayan, Cotabato who also experienced widespread flooding in their barangays, also declared their areas under a state of calamity. (ai/mtvn)

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