This endeavor was even boosted after Andap
was devastated by Typhoon Pablo in 2012.
Residents cross a river using suspended ropes at Andap
, New Batn township, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines
Frost, locally known in Benguet as "andap
," occurs annually in some parts of Atok, Benguet during the cold season from December to February.
In 2013, Millan erected Andap
ng Liwanag Memorial Monument at ground zero of the flash floods in New Bataan, Compostela Valley where hundreds of lives were lost due to typhoon 'Pablo' in 2012.
Trainees are members of PWD organizations Tunay na Gabay ng may Kapansanan na Organisado at Determinado sa Buhay (TUNGKOD SA BUHAY) and Association of Nationalist Differently Able Person (ANDAP
) as well as 4Ps beneficiaries and Blaan residents.
(211) VOA andAP
, October 6, 2008;Xinhua, October 7, 2008; and author's consultations.
The creation of the new river began when typhoon Bopha flooded Andap
, a mountainous village with 45,000 residents whose homes were swept away by floods on December 4, after Bopha's landfall on Mindanao's northeastern part.
The Civil Military Operations unit of the 401st Infantry Brigade said in July that the military had been deployed to the Andap
Valley Complex because it was known as an NPA-influenced area and that the soldiers were there to protect the community.
The military tagged the evacuees' villages as part of Andap
Valley Complex, an area where communist rebels operated.
Camp Bancasi, Butuan City - Two alleged commanders and a medical staff of the New People's Army (NPA) have left their mountain lair in Andap
Complex in Surigao del Sur to surrender to Army and local government officials in Tandag City this week.
At least 200 of the victims of Typhoon Bopha died in Compostela Valley alone, including 78 villagers and soldiers who perished in a flash flood that swamped two emergency shelters and a military camp in the village of Andap
in the Compostela Valley municipality of New Batn.
Among the areas he mentioned that he wants opened to investment are Mount Talomo - part of the Apo-Talomo mountain range in the Davao region - the Andap
Valley Complex in Surigao del Sur, and Mount Kitanglad in Bukidnon.