NOCPPO chief Colonel Romeo Balerosdirected the Provincial Operations Section to coordinate with the ProvincialDisaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Executive Assistant Jomarie Vargas,cluster head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, saidthe stranded passengers were housed in Education and Training Center School inthis city while being served with relief goods by the local government unit. According to Baleros, two policeofficers have been deployed at the Negros Occidental Provincial Action Centerfor efficient coordination. The Philippine Coast Guard suspendedsea travel due to weather disturbance brought about by typhoon “Tisoy.” Due to anticipated bad weather causedby Typhoon Tisoy, the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO)activated its search and rescue operations. Several areas innorthern Negros Occidental remain to be underTropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 as of 5 p.m. yesterday. BACOLOD City – At least 250 passengerswere stranded at the Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation port yesterdaymorning. He said the SAR contingent will serveas augmentation to the local disaster units while city and municipal policestations will activate their respective SAR teams. (With PNA/PN) Coast Guard Station-Bacolod said seatravel was suspended to ensure the safety of the passengers.