Globe has set up more Libreng Tawag, Charging, and WiFi (LTLCW) services around the vicinity and nearby areas of Taal, after Alert Level 3 or magmatic unrest was maintained over Taal Volcano by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Taal Volcano may drive succeeding eruptions that would require the evacuation of residents in the affected areas.
As of Monday, July 5, LTLCW is available in the following area/s:
Through its partnership with Rise Against Hunger (RAH), Globe is sending 3,600 meal packs to benefit 1,200 families. RAH is a long-time partner of Globe in preparing and distributing meal packs for people displaced by calamities and disasters.
The telco gave assurance that more of its free communications services will be activated once it is declared safe for employees and partners to go to the designated sites. Its technical and support personnel are also on call while standby generators are ready for use by its facilities to ensure that communications services remain up.
The telco advised affected residents to stay indoors unless required to evacuate, store enough food and water, prepare face masks and first aid kits, keep extra batteries for their flashlights, and charge their mobile phones.
Globe has also advanced its support to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) of Batangas by providing the main evacuation center with items needed by evacuees.
Globe, likewise, provides its customers free data access to the website of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology for updates from authorities. The company also reminded Filipinos to only tune into legitimate and trusted websites for the correct information.
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