TACLOBAN CITY- Classes up to secondary level across the city were suspended on Friday (November 25) amid the threat of tropical storm “Marce” by Mayor Cristina Romualdez.
The city mayor issued Executive Order Number 2016-11-039 declaring the cancellation of classes in both private and public schools covering elementary and secondary levels.
The chief executive had earlier convened the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) to monitor the tropical storm that was hoisted Tacloban and the rest of the region under signal number 1.
Mayor Romualdez, together with CDRRMC co-chair Brando Bernadas, conducted an ocular inspection on flood prone areas of the city as Tacloban experienced heavy rains dumped by Marce.
In the light of Marce’s threat to the city, Mayor Romualdez, through the CDRRMC issued an advisory to the public as to where they would go to seek temporary shelter if the need should arise.