Tagbilaran City: Almost All Residents Sleeping Outside as Aftershocks Continue After Quake

October 15, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Almost all the residents in Tagbilaran City in the Philippines is sleeping outside as aftershocks are still being felt after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

The earthquake hit on Tuesday morning and people were sleeping outside as Tuesday night turned into Wednesday morning.

The city’s City Hall and the Holy Name University were damaged by the earthquake. 

Tagbilaran City Mayor John Geesnell ‘Baba’ Yap II said that earthquake victims in the city are in immediate need of food and water, reported PIA-7. Donations may be sent to Tagbilaran City Hall.

PIA also reported that “Almost every residents in Tagbilaran City opt to sleep in open fields as aftershocks still felt as of this time.”


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