Proclamation No. 620, s. 1995

MALACAÑANG
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 620

DECLARING THE EXISTENCE OF A STATE OF CALAMITY IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM/SENATE BUILDING AREA, MANILA

WHEREAS, the National Museum located at the Senate Building in Manila was gutted by fire causing damage to properties including national treasures housed therein;

WHEREAS, there is a need for the declaration of a state of calamity in the area to be able to utilize the Calamity Funds for emergency needs, service restoration, comprehensive fire safety inspection and other remedial measures urgently needed therein;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare a state of calamity in the National Museum/Senate Building area.

The release of an initial amount of Five Million (P5,000,000.00) Pesos to be drawn from the Calamity Fund is hereby authorized.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 18Th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety five.

(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS

By the President:
(Sgd.) RUBEN D. TORRES
Executive Secretary

Source: CDAsia