PROCLAMATION NO.303 DECLARING A STATE OF NATIONAL CALAMITY

Dec 25, 2011

by Wilfredo P Kaamino Jr

MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino issued Proclamation No. 303 declaring the nation under a state of calamity on tuesday, December 20, 2011, following devastation and flooding caused by Typhoon Sendong (WASHI). The typhoon has killed more than 1,000 people, displaced hundreds of civilians and costing more than 1 billion in damages to infrastructures, agriculture and schools

The proclamation declaring the nation under a state of calamity, to quote ” will hasten the rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government and the private sector, including any international humanitarian assistance.”

Copy of the proclamation may be obtained from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council website via http://www.ndrrmc.gov.ph/attachments/article/363/Proclamation%20No.%20303%20-%20DECLARING%20A%20STATE%20OF%20
NATIONAL%20CALAMITY.pdf

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