BORONGAN CITY- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Eastern Samar District Engineering Office immediately mobilize and reactivates disaster response team to undertake preparatory activities to mitigate possible damages.
Heavy equipment, manpower and other logistic needs were already prepositioned on strategic locations in the province specifically located at Taft, Eastern Samar; DPWH Area Equipment Services, Bato, Borongan City; Guiuan, Eastern Samar; Giporlos, Eastern Samar; Dapdap, Dolores, Eastern Samar and Arteche, Eastern Samar.
In an interview, District Engineer Manolo A. Rojas guaranteed the public that DPWH will continue to cater direct responses to any possible occurrences caused by typhoons.
“DPWH secures the public that we will always be highly on guard and attentive on possible incidents due to typhoons like floodings and landslides. Rest assured we will definitely make immediate and outright actions that concern these instances,” said DE Rojas.
District Maintenance Engineer Domcelio Natividad said that all maintenance crews, drivers and heavy equipment operators are on standby for quick response to any eventualities.
“We are monitoring 24/7 and we are also issuing situational reports and road advisories to the public,” added Engr. Natividad.
Eastern Samar as of December 27, 2018 is under tropical cyclone warning signal no. 1. (JAYSON G. ESPESO, Engineer II/PIO-Designate)