December 14, 2014

CHARMP worker perished,3 others injured in landslide in Ifugao town

Courtesy of DutchPickle
HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, Dec. 11 (PIA)- - A worker of the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Program (CHARMP) perished while three others  were injured when they were hit by a landslide as they  were hiking along a horse trail from Barangay Lubo-ong this municipality last December 3.
Report from the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO)  identified the fatality as  Elizabeth Bulayo, 40,  of Namulditan, Hingyon, Ifugao.  The injured are Jonalyn Cabbigat, 29 , of Cababuyan, Hingyon; Irinea Laurel, and Jocelyn Bahatan, both  of Hungduan.
The four(2 from CHARMP,  one from Department of Education and one from the Hungduan Municipal Agriculture Office) were  on their way  back to Poblacion, Hungduan from Barangay Lubo-ong after monitoring and inspecting some  CHARMP projects in the  area  when a landslide suddenly occurred and hit them at 6:30 PM of Dec. 3.
The survivors notified the MDRRMO and the local government unit  who  immediately responded together with members of the Municipal Police Station, the Barangay Disaster Council of Lubo-ong, barangay health workers and  staff from the Municipal Health Office.( DBC- PIA CAR, Ifugao)
Source: Philippine Information Agency dated December 11, 2014

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