Floods displace families in the city, DavOr, DdeOro
FLOODS that hit the city Wednesday night resulted in the evacuation of 2,064 families with 6,931 individuals, the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) reported Thursday afternoon.
Based on the CSWDO River, whose overflowing report, residents immediately tributaries are cascading left their homes between from Bukidnon. last night and early Baloran said the city in the morning when levels government decided to of river bodies in the city, start the implementation including the Davao River, of preemptive evacuation started rising. of families whose houses
Alfredo Baloran, head were in flood-prone areas. of the City Disaster Risk “Some families have Reduction and Management returned to their homes, Office, said seven while others have not,” he barangays were impacted said yesterday noon even by the floods, most of them as he noted that the water near the bank of Davao levels started to subside.
The problem, he said, the “water markings disappeared, prompting us to institute preemptive evacuation.” The water markings are used to estimate the rise in water level so that the city government can take action on whether to implement evacuation or allow