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Tulong para sa mga Biktima ng MV Lady Mary Joy 3March 31, 2023
Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman visited the temporary evacuation center for the survivor passengers of MV Lady Mary Joy –a ship caught fire on the waters off Baluk-Baluk Island, Hadji Muhtamad Municipality on the night of March 29. Owned by Aleson Shipping, the vessel left the Port of Zamboanga City and was bound for Jolo, Sulu.
According to the Philippine Coast Guard, seven passengers were reported dead while other passengers were already found among the 205 passengers in manifest with 36 crew. Search and rescue operations are still ongoing.
The City Government of Isabela for its initial action
immediately dispatched CDRRMO sea ambulance team and coordinated with PDRRMO and PCG.
City Health Officer Dr. Mohrein Ismael VI reported the following unidentified cadavers:
a boy around 6 months old
a child/female around 2 years old
an adult female around 30 years
an adult male with burn marks around early 40s
According to Isabela City CSWDO Nor-Aina Asmara, as of this morning, 81 individuals were rescued, 17 were admitted to Basilan General Hospital and Infante Hospital while 64 individuals were still at the evacuation center located near Bulwagan ng Katarungan.
Please refer to attached list of names of survivors and casualties provided by Basilan PDDRMO. (Contributed)