Two intense aftershocks 5.1 at around 4am and 5.0 around 9am and one more just 4pm was felt in Tagbilaran City today but Bolanons are getting used to waiting it out. . Many attended mass and services outdoors throughout Bohol as some like the partially damaged Saint Joseph’s Cathedral in Tagbilaran where the pews have been brought out. Relief operations have penetrated more towns like Tubigon especially after an alternative route has been found
but more volunteers are always welcome to help in relief operations. Desperate times require distributors of relief goods to keep their wits about as reports of centralized distribution are prone to certain families and local officials taking more than their fair share. Door to door distribution is recommended by some as the better way to deliver the goods.
Tomorrow is the beginning of the new work week for many and schools should open too, but with semestral break beginning on Saturday November 26, 2015 some may stay closed until November 5, when schools are scheduled to open post sem break. The upcoming barangay elections have also been affected, there is a big possibility of it being postponed in Bohol should the precincts will turn out to be unsafe.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) informs all consumers and retailers that based on Section 6 of the Republic Act 7581 (The Price Act), prices of basic necessities in areas declared under a state of calamity or disaster area shall automatically be frozen at their PREVAILING PRICES… ALL CONSUMERS ARE ENJOINED TO REPORT TO DTI THOSE RETAILERS SELLING GOODS BEYOND THE PREVAILING PRICE.
Here’s a list of the capped prices.