NAVY NAKATULONG DIN SA RESCUE OPS NG MGA STRANDED NA PAMILYA DAHIL SA BAGYONG ULYSSES

Ni Joan Alcantara
Photo: Nabua, Camarines Sur AFP
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Nagpadala ng tatlong disaster relief and response teams (DRRTs) mula Philippine Marine Corps (PMC), Bonifacio Naval Station, at Naval Combat Engineering Brigade ang Philippine Navy (PN) sa Langka St., Provident Village at Brgy. Bliss sa Marikina simula kahapon, Nobyembre 11, para tumulong sa tuluy-tuloy na rescue operations ng mga stranded na pamilya dahil sa pagbahang dulot ng Bagyong Ulysses.

Kaninang umaga, Nobyembre 12, ay sumali na rin ang 101st PN Reserve sa rescue efforts ng PN DRRTs sa Barangka sa Marikina.

Nakaantabay rin ang tatlong makabagong amphibious assault vehicles ng PMC para sa agarang deployment sa Metro Manila.

Sa probinsya, nagsagawa na rin ng rescue operations sa Brgy. Sta Barbara Nabua, Camarines Sur ang Naval Special Operations Unit-3 kaninang umaga, Nobyembre 12. Apat na katao ang naligtas sa Nabua na nakulong sa loob ng bahay na puno ng usok ng generator.

Nagpadala na rin ng mas maraming tropa ang Joint Task Force Bicolandia (JTFB) para tumulong sa disaster response sa Bicol region.

“As we step up our humanitarian missions in provinces during this series of unfortunate events—devastations by Quinta and Rolly, JTF Bicolandia tripled its efforts to secure every Bicolano at the height of typhoon Ulysses. In the middle of our fight against COVID-19 it is unfortunate that Bicol region has been bearing the impact of strong typhoons crossing its landmass almost every week for a month now. Gayunpaman, tinitiyak po ng JTF Bicolandia na anumang kalamidad ang dumaan sa atin, lagi pong nakahanda at nakaalalay ang mga sundalo ng 9ID sampu ng mga kasamahan natin sa uniformed services at LGU. It is during these difficult times that our mettle is tested just as it requires more of our resiliency, unity and generosity,” pahayag ni MGEN Henry A. Robinson, Jr., commander ng JTFB.

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