Local officials from the provinces of Batangas and Cavite held a coordination meeting to discuss the Taal Evacuation Plan as the volcano recently exhibits heightened activity.
In a Facebook post, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla said the meeting was attended by mayors of the two provinces with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo servings as the keynote speaker.
Among the matters tackled include the steps to be taken by the local governments should Taal Volcano once again erupts like it did last year.
Taal Volcano on January 12 last year spewed ash in a phreatic eruption, causing the displacements of thousands and an estimated P8.42 billion in economic losses. Cavite and Batangas were among the most affected areas.