Philippine Standard Time:

PHIVOLCS warns of possible lava dome crack on Mayon that could trigger pyroclastic flows
(Legazpi City August 25, 2022) Resident volcanologist Dr. Paul Alanis of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has warned of a possible crack on the portion of the lava dome that might generate pyroclastic flows particularly if a strong earthquake hits Albay and could trigger the catastrophe. During the emergency meeting called by Gov. Noel E. Rosal on Thursday attended by members of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC), Dr. Cedric Daep, Chief of Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (APSEMO), discussed the safety precautions to reduce the hazard from Mayon Volcano, especially those activities within the 6-kilometer permanent danger zone (PDZ). Daep reminded the City and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officers and the punong barangays who attended the emergency meeting to warn the population still residing within the 6-kilometer PDZ. He asked for the masterlist of the population that may be at risk, the total number of farmers cultivating within the PDZ, as well as the total number of residents within the PDZ who were granted relocation houses. With these updated data, Daep emphasized that if the alert level status of Mayon Volcano raises again to the next levels, they can immediately proceed with the proper execution of evacuation and other plans for each barangay surrounding the foot of the volcano. Just in case the worst happens, the Provincial Government will supervise the plan of action through the respective C/DRRMOs and BDRRMOs. In addition, a preventive plan was also put in place to secure the welfare of the animals. During the previous PDRRMC meeting held Wednesday, Governor Rosal directed the authorities to evacuate the families and strictly forbid farmers to cultivate within the stated vicinity as one of their preventive measures. Recently, Gov. Rosal ordered a “no-human activity” within the 6-km PDZ.

RReodique/KJAbad, Albay PIO
Visits: 723 Today: 5 Total: 1533292
For Inquiries, send us an email
pgasecretariat@gmail.com
Office of the Governor
Office of the Vice Governor
0926 828 4392
Accessibility Statement

This website adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at: https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/


Accessibility Features

Shortcut Keys Combination Activation Combination keys used for each browser.

Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)

Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)

For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)

For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)

On Mac OS press (Ctrl+Opt+shortcut_key)

Accessibility Statement (Combination + 0): Statement page that will show the available accessibility keys.

Home Page (Combination + H): Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage.

Main Content (Combination + R): Shortcut for viewing the content section of the current page.

FAQ (Combination + Q): Shortcut for FAQ page.

Contact (Combination + C): Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries.

Feedback (Combination + K): Shortcut for feedback page.

Site Map (Combination + M): Shortcut for site map (footer agency) section of the page.

Search (Combination + S): Shortcut for search page.