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PROCLAMATION NO. 346
DECLARING A STATE OF CALAMITY IN THE PROVINCES OF ALBAY, BATANGAS, BATAAN, BENGUET, CAGAYAN, CAVITE, CAMARINES SUR, CATANDUANES, IFUGAO, ILOILO, ISABELA, KALINGA-APAYAO, MT. PROVINCE, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, LAGUNA , RIZAL, SORSOGON, ZAMBALES, INCLUDING MANILA AND THE CITIES WITHIN THE AFOREMENTIONED PROVINCES.
WHEREAS, typhoon "Welning" in the early part of November last year has caused untold suffering and rendered homeless a great number of families, mostly from the low income group;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in no by Section 105(v) of Republic Act No. 1937, do hereby declare that a state of calamity exists in the provinces of Albay, Batangas, Bataan, Benguet, Cagayan, Cavite, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Ifugao, Iloilo, Isabela, Kalinga-Apayao, Mt. Province, Negros Occidental, Laguna, Rizal, Sorsogon, Zambales, including Manila and the cities within the aforementioned provinces.
I enjoin all government and civic relief and welfare agencies and organizations to extend all possible assistance to flood victims and distressed individuals.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 22nd day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-eight.
(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(SGD.) RAFAEL M. SALAS