The Department of Education reported that there were 115 school divisions in 12 Regions affected by Typhoon Glenda. Over 50 school divisions have resumed classes and operations as of today, July 17.
To date, a total of 187 schools have been used as temporary evacuation centers since the preparations for the typhoon began. DepEd division offices are in constant coordination with their respective local government units (LGUs) for clearing operations and class resumption.
The Department is also initiating rapid damage assessments in affected areas. DepEd urges the public to participate actively in reporting school damage by sending photos and other relevant information to DepEd’s official Twitter Account (@DepEd_PH) and/or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Together the LGUs and other national government agencies, the Department remains committed to ensuring the delivery of basic education services. All DepEd personnel are requested to report on their status to their respective superiors, if they have not yet done so.
For disaster-related queries or concerns, the public may contact DepEd-Disaster Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) at (02) 635-3764, (02) 637-4933, 0908-2630-378, and DRRMOdeped@gmail.com
List of school divisions can be found here: July 17, 2014 Class suspensions GLENDA (1) (1)