A resident secures the window of his house as Typhoon Mangkhut approaching the city of Tuguegarao, Cagayan province, north of Manila on September 14, 2018. Preparations were in high gear in the Philippines on September 14 with Super Typhoon Mangkhut set to make a direct hit in less than 24 hours, packing winds up to 255 kilometres per hour and drenching rains.
What to do before, during, after typhoon
Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo (Philstar.com) - September 14, 2018 - 3:36pm

MANILA, Philippines — "Ompong," dubbed as “the most powerful typhoon to threaten the country this year,” is expected to hit Cagayan on Saturday, prompting precautionary evacuations and closures of schools and offices.

To prevent further damage to lives and property, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, through a Disaster Resilience Forum recently organized by Cebuana Lhuillier, released the following guidelines on what to do before, during, and after a typhoon, a strong typhoon or a super typhoon, and in case of flooding.

— Graphics by Philstar.com/Jonathan Asuncion

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