Classes are suspended in some areas of the Philippines to recover from natural disasters



The Philippines has struck with different tropical cyclones as early as October, which devastated some areas, especially in Luzon. Starting from Typhoon Molave (Quinta), Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) which is the most powerful tropical cyclone in 2020, Tropical Storm Etau (Siony), and Typhoon Vamco (Ulysses). These cyclones cause some areas in Luzon to be flooded, especially in Marikina in the National Capital Region and the Cagayan Valley Region. Check-out this article here to see how Cagayan Valley was flooded for the first time in decades.


With this, classes have been suspended in the following areas and schools to help everyone recover from the recent weather disturbances on the following dates:


November 16

Cagayan Valley

  • Cagayan Province (all levels until November 30)

National Capital Region

  • City of Marikina (all levels up to a month)

Central Luzon
  • Bulacan (all levels)

Schools, Universities, and Colleges

  • Ateneo de Manila University
    • Grade School, Junior High School, Senior High School (until November 17)
    • College (until November 21)
  • Far Eastern University High School (until November 20)
  • Lyceum of the Philippines University - Manila (until November 21)
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (until November 22)
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines (all campuses until November 27)
  • University of the East (asynchronous classes only in Manila and Caloocan Campus until November 21)
  • University of the Philippines (until November 21)
  • University of Santo Tomas (until November 21)


November 17

Schools, Universities, and Colleges
  • De La Salle University (all campuses until November 21)
  • De La Salle - College of St. Benilde (until November 21)
  • De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (until November 21)

November 18

Schools, Universities, and Colleges
  • Emilio Aguinaldo College (Manila and Cavite Campus until November 24)
  • New Era University (until November 28)
  • Santolan Elementary School (until November 20)
  • Santolan High School (until November 20)

November 19

Schools, Universities, and Colleges
  • Bulacan State University (until November 29)

This list will be continuously updated.

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