Joint Relief Operation of Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the province of Tarlac.
The province of Tarlac was heavily devastated by typhoons Pedring and Quiel. Forty eight thousand hectares of palay were damaged which is estimated to reach more than two billion pesos according to the report of the Office of the Provincial Agriculture.
The situations during the typhoons were as follow: San Isidro, Paniqui was under 3-4 feet of water and not passable to all types of vehicles, Pance Road, Ramos going to Anao was not passable to light vehicles, Romulo High Way in Cacamilingan Sur, Surgi 1, 2 and 3 in the town of Camiling are not passable to all types of vehicles. Barangay Nagsabaran, Pobalacion Norte and Sur, Barangay Cobangbang and Barangay Catagudinan to include Bamban to Daldalayap Road in San Clemente Town are not passable to all types of vehicles. Mc Arthur Highway in San Rafael Tarlac City was under 1 foot of water.
The numbers of evacuated families were as follow; in the town of La Paz: Sa Roque- 57 families/171 pax (Baptist Church and Mormons Church), Caramutan-28 families/104 pax (Caramutan Elementary School), Macalong-20 families/69 pax (Macalong Plazuela). In the town of Paniqui: Coral-18 families/72 pax (went home), Salumague-292 families/1045 pax(Bacao Evacuation Center)Barang-30 families/85 pax (Barangay Hall), Apulid- 163 Familes/613 pax (Apulid Evacuation Center), Aduas- 38 families/98 pax (Balaong National High School), Canan- 128 families/368 pax (Del Valle elem. School), San Isidro- 294 families/ 1129 pax (San Isidro Elem. School), Santa Ines-53 familes/254 pax (Tramo) So Basio-94 families/382 persons (Paniqui North Central Elementary School), Tablang- 12families/29 pax (Paniqui South Central Elementary School). In the town of Moncada: Calapan-61 families/184 pax (Calapan Evacuation Center), Sta. Lucia West-62 families/214 pax (Sta. Lucia West Evacuation Center), Banaoang-15 families/35 pax (Banaoang East Evacuation Center, Rizal 4 families/20 pax (Mabini Elementary School).
The joint relief operation of PCCCI and PCCI in Tarlac cascaded in October 02, 2011 where more than 1000 packs of relief goods were distributed to the towns of La Paz, Concepcion, Camiling, and San Clemente. They were accompanied by the 3rd Mechanized Group of the North Luzon Command headed by Lt. Col. Rowen Tolentino and Lt. Charleston Villarin.