Army brigade mobilizes units for disaster response

Philippine Army 402nd Infantry Brigade, under the command of Brigadier General Franco Nemesio M. Gacal, has deployed military units to conduct disaster response operations on February 13.

The deployment was made in view of the prevailing weather disturbances in some parts of Caraga region due to TS Basyang that resulted to flash flooding in the municipalities of Kitcharao and Jabonga in Agusan del Norte.

Troops sent to Jabonga and Kitcharao provided assistance to the Local Government Unit in providing relief and to rescue the affected populace on the flash floods.

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