CAVITE, Philippines – More than 1,100 evacuees from Batangas arrived in Dasmariñas, Cavite, on Thursday, January 16, as the threat of an imminent explosive eruption of Taal Volcano remained over both provinces.
There are about 15,000 evacuees from Batangas being accommodated in evacuation centers in the province of Cavite: in the town of Alfonso and the cities of Tagaytay and Dasmariñas.
JC Gotinga often reports about the West Philippine Sea, the communist insurgency, and terrorism as he covers national defense and security for Rappler. He enjoys telling stories about his hometown, Pasig City. JC has worked with Al Jazeera, CNN Philippines, News5, and CBN Asia.