Hagupit And Ruby
In the international scene, he was known “HAGUPIT”. In the Philippines where she lingered for a few days, until December 8, she was known as Ruby.
In Aklan, typhoon Ruby affected all the 17 towns with 184 barangays consisting of 15,231 families with 60,123 persons adversely affected based on the report of Mr. Galo Ibardolaza, executive officer, PDRRMO.
Of these affected families, 8,583 families consisting of 38,078 persons stayed in the 337 evacuation centers while the 210 families with 459 persons did not stay in the evacuation center.
On the whole, 11,045 families with 46,036 persons were affected by typhoon Ruby.
At the height of Typhoon Ruby, Aklan spent the total sum of P1,496,733.60 for assistance to the evacuees like food, drinks and other basic needs. LGU New Washington spent the highest amount of P264,310 for its evacuees followed by Nabas which spent P172,357.80, and Tangalan is third which spent P135,045.00. The fourth is LGU Balete which spent P93,750.00.
Kalibo is fifth which spent P77,500.00 only with all the other towns which spent P62,500.00 each.
Ruby did not leave any casualty in Aklan, except some few minor injuries which were not reported. /MP