MAYOR Annette Flores Balgan and the municipal council have approved a resolution declaring a state of calamity in Macabebe, Pampanga.
This was according to Municipal Administrator Jomel Cruz who spoke to iorbitnews.com on July 26.
He disclosed that the 25 villages in Macabebe were affected by floods, including the town proper.
Cruz said some 10,000 families were affected by floods. He added that the hardest hit barangays are Castuli, Sto. Nino, Sta. Maria, Caduang
Tete, Candelaria, San Esteban, Consuelo, Dalayap and San Isidro.
According to Resolution 54 (series of 2018), the flooding inundated farms and fishponds with damages totaling at least P50 million as
reported by the Municipal Agriculture Office.