POLICE forces in Calabarzon (Calamba, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) declared full alert status to provide an immediate response to the victims of Mt. Taal eruption that affected Cavite and Batangas areas.
P/Col. Marlon R. Santos, Officer-In-Charge of Cavite Police Provincial Office in coordination with the members of Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office has directly supervised the deployment of search and rescue operations and monitored the situation of all evacuation centers located in Amadeo, Silang, Tagaytay City, Mendez, GMA, Alfonso, and Bacoor.
No less than, Senator Francis Tolentino called for an urgent Taal Volcano Crisis Command Conference held at Tagaytay International Convention Center (TICC).
It was attended by Director Renato Solidum, Governor Jonvic Remulla, MGen Arnulfo M Burgos-Commander 2ID, PA, PCOL Rudolf B Dimas- DRDO, PRO4A, PCOL Marlon Santos-OIC, Cavite PPO, PCOL Edwin Quillates, PD, Batangas PPO, Eloisa Rozul, Dept Head, Cavite PDRRMO, PMAj Juan Oruga Jr, COP, Tagaytay CPS, Heads from national agencies, Mayors and representatives of various affected LGUs from Batangas and Cavite and media personalities.
The conference focused on the situation updates regarding the eruption of Mt. Taal, road clearing operations, rescue operations, and allocation of financial and logistical support from the local and national government.
Meanwhile, other personnel is on standby ready to conduct search and rescue (SAR) operations as the need arises. (RONDA BALITA Online)
Source: Cavite PPO