Through Memorandum Circular No. 4, Malacanang has ordered the suspension of work in government offices in Regions I, II and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). These areas are pounded by Super Typhoon “Juan” (international codename: Megi).
Malacanang has suspended government work in the three regions based on the recommendation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Here is the complete Memorandum Circular No. 4 issued by Malacanang:
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 4
Upon the recommendation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and in view of the continuing inclement weather brought by typhoon “Juan,” work in government offices in Regions I, II and CAR is hereby suspended tomorrow, 19 October 2010.
However, those agencies whose functions involve the delivery of basic health services, preparedness/response to disasters and calamities, and/or the performance of other vital public services shall continue with their operations and render the necessary services.
This Circular shall take effect immediately.
By authority of the President,
for PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
(Sgd.) JOSE AMOR M. AMORADO
Senior Deputy Executive Secretary
Source: Official Gazette of the Philippine Government