August 7, 2023

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. conducted an aerial inspection over flood-affected areas in the Province of Pampanga that have been inundated by Super Typhoon Egay, Typhoon Falcon and the prevailing southwest monsoon rains.

The areas include the Municipalities of Lubao, Mexico, Masantol, Macabebe, San Luis, Minalin, San Simon, Guagua, Apalit and Sasmuan.

According to latest reports from the Pampanga Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), 17 municipalities and 275 barangays in the Province have been submerged in floodwaters. This resulted to damages in agriculture and livestock worth PhP874 million, as well as damages to infrastructure amounting to PhP109 million.

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