#AGOS ALERT: Volunteers needed to help fight Mt Apo blaze
MANILA, Philippines - In a callout posted on Facebook, disaster risk reduction advocate Dr Ted Esguerra seeks assistance from fellow responders to help quell the ongoing Mt Apo fire. (READ: Fire-hit Mt Apo cleared of climbers)
Priority needs are ready-to-eat meals and bottled water for the deployed responders.
“Let us support by sending more able-bodied manpower with outdoor logistics; water and food for the responders and communication implements,” wrote Esguerra on his Facebook page.
Esguerra reported that the fire has been ongoing for 4 days, and that with the extent of the fire, this operation will last until mid-April.
This incident has been reported on the Agos Alert Map.
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Interested donors and volunteers are requested to stage at the Digos City disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) office, and contact the Digos City DRRM chief, Harry Camorro, via 0928-2773908, or Rye Glenn of Mindanao Mountaineers, via 0929-5989049.
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