Speaker Velasco visits Marinduque after Quinta onslaught


House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco personally inspects areas in his home province of Marinduque that were ravaged by Typhoon Quinta.

Marinduque was one of the provinces severely ravaged by the typhoon Quinta, which also hit Bicol Region and Metro Manila.

Speaker Velasco assured that relief efforts are underway for typhoon victims on the island province.

“He has also given instructions to his staff to coordinate with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) so that assistance and immediate relief operations may be extended to other areas hit by the typhoon,” Velasco’s office said.

Marinduqe was placed under Signal number 2 after at the peak of onslaught of Typhoon Quinta.

Lastest PAGASA forecast showed that the typhoon has intensified as it moves west-northwestward over the West Philippine Sea.