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350 SRR Teams deployed to typhoon-ravaged areas in Northern Luzon

CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac City — In the onslaught of Typhoon Egay in the Northern Luzon Region, the Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) swiftly mobilized a total of 350 Search, Rescue and Retrieval (SRR) Teams to aid the affected communities.

To address the urgent call for assistance, NOLCOM promptly deployed 1,992 highly-trained SRR personnel, 813 Civilian Active Auxiliary, and 197 reservists across the vast area of NOLCOM.

Drawing on the military’s resources, NOLCOM is actively utilizing essential assets, including 158 mobility assets, 27 naval assets, and Two (2) air assets, to conduct critical Search, Rescue, and Retrieval operations.

“Swiftly reaching and aiding those affected by Typhoon Egay is our top priority,” emphasized Lt. Gen. Fernyl G. Buca, PAF, Commander of NOLCOM, AFP. “We are tirelessly working to provide assistance, relief, and support to the affected communities during this challenging time”.

NOLCOM’s Disaster Response Units continues to work hand-in-hand with the local authorities to ensure the safety and well-being of those impacted by natural disaster.

As the recovery efforts continue, NOLCOM remains dedicated to supporting the affected areas and providing aid wherever it is needed most. (UnliNews Online)

Manny D. Balbin
Manny D. Balbin
Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin, founder and editor-in-chief of UNLINEWS ONLINE and UNLINEWS Digital Newspaper, is a former seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City. Graduated college with Philosophy and Political Science courses at the University of Santo Tomas, Legazpi City. A former Journal Group of Publication (People's Journal, People's Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) staffer for 17 years. Before, he simultaneously contributed news articles to 3 local newspapers in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). He is the founder and the former editor-in-chief of RONDA Balita, both in weekly newspaper and online news. A former Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler and presently, a stringer of Philippine News Agency (PNA) Bulacan.


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