Nueva Vizcaya’s access to 911 hotline starts

Philippine Tribune
Philippine Tribune

Victor Martin – The Philippine Star

October 2, 2023 | 12:00am

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines — Residents of Nueva Vizcaya can now access the 911 emergency hotline for urgent police, medical and fire assistance or whatever emergency they may encounter.

Gov. Jose Gambito said the province’s access to 911 started yesterday.

The hotline’s call center, which is the first in Cagayan Valley, will be supervised by the provincial disaster risk reduction and management office.

Gambito said the hotline would handle calls regarding police assistance, fire reports, road accidents, emergency medical assistance and search and rescue operations as well as domestic violence.

He said fraudulent, hoax or prank reports would be dealt with in accordance with the law.

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