The Philipine Coastguard is on heightened alert in preparation for the arrival of vacationers during the Holy Week.
According to Lt. Senior Grade Oliver Vingno of the Philippine Coastguard, passenger assistance centers had been set up on all the ports in Caticlan and Boracay starting two weeks ago.
There were also coastguards who had been posted at the beach front who could be called on for help when there is an accident.
Vingno added that the wearing of life jacket for boat passengers will be strictly implemented. He also reminded boat passengers to write their names on the manifesto.
Boat owners were also encouraged to change old life jackets into the new ones.
Meanwhile, according to Boracay Island Administrator Glenn Sacapaño, the full force of the Boracay Action Group (BAG) will be focusing on the beachfront for the implementation of the Anti-littering Ordinance.