Antique placed under state of calamity

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 10 2018 09:44 PM

Antique province has been placed under a state of calamity after monsoon rains left P9 million in agriculture damage. 

With the declaration of a state of calamity, the province will be able to use its quick-response fund. 

Vice Governor Edgar Denosta said they will prioritize giving assistance to residents affected by the damage to agriculture and other properties. 

The towns of Barbaza, Hamtic and San Jose were the first municipalities to be placed under a state of calamity. --Report from Joyce Clavecillas, ABS-CBN News