Navy readies disaster response teams as country braces for Typhoon Rolly

Philippine Navy (PN) operating units Fleet Marine Ready Force (FMRF), Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL), and Naval Forces Southern Luzon (NFSL), having alerted and deployed their respective disaster response and recovery teams as potential Super Typhoon Rolly moves closer to the eastern part of the country.

NFSL deployed a disaster response and recovery team (DRRT) in Pili, Camarines Sur, while another team is on standby in its headquarters in Rawis, Legazpi City for possible deployment. The NFSL also directed its units to prepare for the onslaught of this typhoon which is poised to make landfall in the Bicol region.

Meanwhile, NFNL in La Union also activated two DRRTs for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) deployment.

Also the FMRF through the Naval Task Group-National Capital Region (NTG-NCR) has ensured the preparedness of Fleet-Marine Team composed of around 200 personnel that are going to be deployed in the nations capital which according to PAGASA forecast will also be affected by this typhoon.

The PN always stands ready to render necessary assistance and services to the Filipino people especially in times of disasters, calamities, and emergencies through its fully-equipped and deployable DRRTs. NAVY.MIL.PH