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At least 337 families were affected by flash floods that hit Tulunan town in North Cotabato Saturday afternoon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Sunday.
In a report posted on its website Sunday night, the NDRRMC said the incident occurred at 4 p.m. due to continuous rain.
The NDRRMC said the flood waters were knee- to waist-deep, although the flood waters had subsided by Sunday.
It also said there was no initial report of missing or dead residents due to the floods.
Among the villages affected by the floods were F. Cajelo; Minapan (Purok 1, 2, 3, 6, 7), La Esperanza, Poblacion Purok 8, and Galidan.
The incident has prompted the Office of Civil Defense to coordinate with the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to assist the affected residents. –KG, GMA News