Upon receiving the call from Jonathan “Joy” TumulakCapitol’s Traffic management focal person of what happened to our neighboring LGU – Naga City last September 20, Thursday, our Mayor Lakambini “Neneth” Reluya ordered the deployment of our municipal disaster and risk reduction (MDRR) team and our Rescuers of Emergencies and Disasters (REDS) headed by San Fernando’s LnB President, Ricardo Reluya to help in the assessment, search and rescue operations of the landslide victims in Brgy. Tinaan as early as six o’clock in the morning. Together with the Bureau of Fire and PNP San Fernando dedicated and brave MDRR team and REDS risked their lives and performed outstandingly as they rescued and evacuated families of the landslide victims.

PHOTOS during the first-day rescue operations of the landslide victims with drone shot courtesy of Mr. Ching Manugas.

As of this writing, we are having 39 households, around 151 evacuees are being housed in our Municipal Complex as an evacuation center for the victims being assisted by our Social Worker, Health Workers, and Sanfernandohanon volunteers.

We appeal to all San Fernandohanons to donate hygiene kits such as rubbing alcohol, soap, toothpaste, underwear, toiletries, etc. Donations can be directed at San Fernando Sports Complex.