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Proclamation No. 741, s. 1996
Signed on February 16, 1996
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 741
DECLARING THE EXISTENCE OF A STATE OF CALAMITY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CANDON, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, WHICH WAS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY FIRE
WHEREAS, a fire of still undetermined origin hit the public market of Candon, Ilocos Sur, in December 1995
WHEREAS, there is a need for the declaration of a state of calamity in the area in order that the province may make use of its calamity fund for the relief and other emergency requirements of the affected constituents;
NOW THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Philippines by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare that a state of public calamity exists in the Municipality of Candon, Province of Ilocos Sur.
All departments and other government agencies concerned are hereby directed to implement and execute relief and rehabilitation work in accordance with existing operational plans and directives and orders issued in connection with calamities.
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 16th day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety six.
(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
By the President
(Sgd.) RUBEN D. TORRES
Source: Official Gazette