Bongbong Marcos orders relevant gov’t agencies to respond to Sarangani quake

By: Jean Mangaluz - | November 17,2023 - 10:14 PM

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. for story: Bongbong Marcos orders relevant gov’t agencies to respond to Sarangani quake

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MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday ordered all appropriate government agencies to respond to the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Mindanao.

The earthquake struck the waters off Sarangani and surrounding areas in the afternoon.

“The President has instructed every relevant government agency to promptly take action to ensure the safety and well-being of those affected,” said Presidential Communications Office Sec Cheloy Garafil in a message to reporters.

Marcos is still in the United States for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit.


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