Drought prompts Cebu City council to declare calamity
CEBU CITY—The Cebu City council declared a state of calamity on Wednesday after the prolonged drought destroyed P13.4 million worth of crops and is now threatening to cut the city’s water supply.
The move was recommended by Councilor Dave Tumulak who heads the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
Tumulak said officials are expecting the amount of damage in the city to get bigger.
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