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Sorsogon province gears up for Typhoon Ursula

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Sorsogon Governor Francis “Chiz” Escudero has immediately ordered the forced evacuation as Typhoon Ursula made its presence felt in the province.

Members of the Sorsogon Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office were already deployed in strategic areas as of yesterday.v

“Forced Preemptive Evacuation is also implemented in flood and landslide prone areas in Matnog, Bulan, Sta. Magdalena, Irosin and Juban,” Sorsogon provincial government said.

“Soup kitchen, food packs (with toys for kids) and water are being distributed for stranded passengers and vehicles in the ports of Matnog, Bulan and Pilar,” it added.

Sorsogon was also one of the provinces that was severely hit by Typhoon Tisoy earlier this month.

The provincial government said that it will focus on the rehabilitation of the province.