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PRESS RELEASE: TYPHOON MANGKHUT IN THE PHILIPPINES

TYPHOON MANGKHUT IN THE PHILIPPINES

 

A super typhoon, internationally known as the Mangkhut typhoon, landed in several areas in the Philippines on 15 and 16 September 2018. The areas most affected by the typhoon are in the northern part of Luzon, Philippines.

 

Large-scale search and rescue effort including relief and humanitarian assistance are being undertaken by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines. 

 

As the situation in the affected areas remains fragile, all Malaysians are therefore, advised to defer non-essential travel to the affected areas. Those who are visiting or live in the affected areas are advised to be cautious and follow instructions from local authorities.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms that thus far, no Malaysians have been reported injured as a result of the typhoon.

 

Malaysians who are present in the affected areas and requires consular assistance should contact either the Embassy of Malaysia in Manila or the Consulate General in Davao, Mindanao as per below:

 

EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA IN MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES

107, Tordesillas Street,

Salcedo Village,

Makati City,

1227 Philippines

Tel:      +63 2 662 8200

           +63 917 864 0761 (after working hours)

Email: mwmanila@kln.gov.my

 

CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA, DAVAO

2nd Floor, Usman Building,

Diho Subdivision Road,

Buhangin ,Davao City

8000 Philippines

Tel:      +63 82 221 4050

            +63 936 9684001

Email: mwdavao@kln.gov.my

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Embassy of Malaysia in Manila together with the Consulate General Office in Davao, Mindanao are closely monitoring the situation. The Embassy of Malaysia is also in close contact with the local authorities for the latest updates and advisories.

 

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

 

16 September 2018