Palawan Town Mayor Fears Possible Food Shortage in Roxas

Palawan Town Mayor Expresses Fear for Possible Food Shortage in Roxas City

Palawan town Mayor Dennis Sabando expressed its fear of possible food shortage in Roxas City after the devastation of Typhoon Odette.

A few weeks ago, Typhoon Odette lashes out several provinces in the Philippines. The weather disturbance bring violent winds and incessant rainfalls in many areas resulting to massive flooding.

The typhoon destroyed numerous establishments and took the lives of innocent residents. Odette leaves thousands of residents in hunger and grieve due to the aftermath.

Palawan Town Mayor

On Wednesday (December 29, 2021), Roxas Mayor Dennis Sabando expressed his fear if the food supply in the town runs out. The town has been severely affected by Typhoon Odette a few weeks ago.

Sabando narrated that Odette uprooted numerous trees, takes down electrical lines and damaged over 3, 000 houses in Roxas City. Thousands of houses have been totally damaged leaving thousands of families homeless and nothing to start with.

“Ngayon po, ang mga pagkain po baka kulangin kami, Napakarami po talagang na-damage sa’min sa Roxas,” Sabando said.

The Roxas City Mayor revealed that the town has no power supply up to this time due to serious damage. Several roads are already accessible to both residents and government personnel.

The mayor reported that Vice President Leni Robredo, the Department of Social Welfare and Development as well as Philippine Red Cross send assistance to the town.

Farms and agricultural locations have been damaged by the typhoon but the vaccination in the town continues.

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