‘Official’ toll 95;‘unofficial’: 224 dead; Aquino irked

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President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Aquino is irked at the confusing discrepancy between the so-called “official” and “unofficial” death toll.

The death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” stood at 95 as of midday Wednesday, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

The Army’s 10th Infantry Division said at that time that there were 224 people reported dead in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental, including four soldiers from Charlie company of the 66th Infantry Battalion.

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said the NDRRMC toll was “official” and the Army report should be regarded as “unofficial.”

(In an updated report at 7 p.m., the NDRRMC put the overall toll of lives at 274.)

Qualifying the reports was directed Wednesday by Gazmin after an apparent discrepancy in the figures reported by the NDRRMC and the media.

The Philippine Daily Inquirer learned that President Aquino was irked by the different numbers.

“Figures coming from the NDRRMC will be the official death count while those coming from the field or the ground will be considered the unofficial death toll,” Gazmin told the Inquirer.

He likened this to the official and unofficial vote count of the Commission on Elections and National Citizens Movement for Free Elections.

 

Certify first

Gazmin said that the casualties should first be “certified” by the Department of Health, before being reported as an official body count.

“It has to go through this protocol,” Gazmin said. He said that the casualties reported by the NDRRMC had already been verified by the DOH.

NDRRMC Executive Director Benito Ramos said there was indeed “confusion” with the death toll.

He added that the figures coming from the NDRRMC were lower from those gathered from the ground because the transmittal of reports from the regional Office of Civil Defense (OCD) followed a process, which also took time.

It is made worse when communication and power lines are down, making it difficult for the regional and local OCDs to relay their reports, according to Ramos.

More ‘prudent’

He said the NDRRMC also wanted to spare the families of the casualties from the anguish brought by “raw information” being released.

Ramos said that regional OCD offices would issue directives to local government officials to be more “prudent” in releasing disaster updates,  especially in reporting casualties.

Lt. Col. Lyndon Paniza, spokesperson of the Army’s 10th ID, said that there were 143 dead in Compostela Valley and 81 in Davao Oriental. The 10th ID has jurisdiction over these provinces.

According to Paniza, 17 soldiers from the 66th IB’s Charlie company were rescued yesterday and were rushed to Tagum Regional Hospital. He said in a report later Wednesday that four soldiers were killed in the flooding.

‘Red area’

He earlier said eight soldiers were missing and identified them as Sergeant Panague, Private First Class Armodia, Private First Class Batua, Sergeant Conejos, Private First Class Hingosa, Private First Class Hopeda, Private First Class Jegapo and Private First Class Aranez.

The Charlie company had set up a temporary command post in Andap village as part of the Army’s peace and development program. New Bataan town was said to be a “Red area,” a term used by the military when an area is heavily influenced by communist insurgents.

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  • Bansot

    Mr President, your assistants are playing safe by giving you unrealistic numbers which you may choose from , whichever pleases you . This has been going on for quite sometimes that nobody believes nor accepts the government figures/ statistics seriously anymore. Are these figures intended for mere publicity to enhance the administration’s image rather than to inform the public?? I wonder where the ‘DAANG MATUWID” is!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/A3B5B7CAS25M3OSQSEBXPKDEIU zafirol

       Ang bansot naman ng comment mo. Bagay ka sa pangalan mo.

      • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

        Bantot

      • Bansot

        too bad, if you can’t understand the essence of my comment!! I suggest that you study harder and improve your comprehension. I never had the habit of using foul or sarcastic language to drive my argument, so please don’t ask me to go down to your level, for I’m civilized than that!!!

  • speaksoftlylove

    Yong 224 patay ay report na galing sa NDRCC. Yong 95 naman na patay ay report ay galing sa miscom group. Ewan lang kung ano ang official dyan kasi puro naman sila “official.” Di lang mapagtanto ni Juan dela Cruz kung saang report galit si PNoy kaya? Yong marami ang patay o yong mas kaunti kasi  suportado naman niya ang RH bill para mabawasan ang population sa Pilipinas, di ba? So, saang report sa tingin ninyo mga bloggers ang pabor kay Aquino? Your guess is as good as mine.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4TB5ZS3M4WT243LG7FTKWDLRUE noriel m

      What’s RH bill got to do with this report sir? Don’t let people read your stupidity.. just keep your stupid comment for yourself.

  • batangsulpok

    Pati ba naman pag-report ng mga namatay ay kailangang dumaan pa sa DND Secretary?  Isa pa, mas reliable ang information galing sa field, di yun sa NDRCC na kumukuha rin ng report mula sa  field units nila kaya kaniya-kaniyang pagalingan sila, kung baga, Too many chiefs and too little indians.

  • Maldi2

    LOL!  More than 2 years in the administration still Pnoy’s cabinet have not learned how to report casualties.  Very obvious that DND is doing damage control – may dagdag bawas din pala sa mga biktima ng bagyo!  WTF!  Where is the zero casualty that Pnoy bragged upon???  PWE!

    Nonetheless, my sincere condolence to our beloved kabayans who lost members of their families in the aftermath of this typhoon Pablo.

  • eirons1043

    Ang talagang palpak po eh iyong forecast route ng Bagyo.  Ang forecast eh Northwest yun pala eh almost going West lahat ang punta. Yung report ng patay at sugatan eh di naman maeeksakto talaga within 12 hours dahil baha pa at puro sira ang lahat common sense yon.  The Tuwid Boy is not well informed or he has forgotten to think for himself pirmi na lang asa sa feed back ng mga sipsip.

  • MangDolphy

    Bago dumating si Pablo kung makikita mo si Ramos ng NDRRMC sa TV mukhang nakalatag na sa buong bansa ang mga paghahanda.Kung pakikinggan mo mga head ng government agencies na nagsasalita sa TV parang kayang-kaya bantayan ang dumarating na bagyo at napaghanda na ang lahat ng mamayan sa daraanan nito. Sabi pa naman lahat ng mga nasa danger zone (red area sabi ni Jasareno) palilikasin na (forced evacuation daw). Mukhang di kasali ang Compostela Valley at Davao Orental sa paghahanda? Baka naman Northern at Central Luzon lang at Metro Manila ang pinaghanda? He..he..he. di nila alam di dadaan doon si Pablo.

  • DOUANE

    STOP ILLEGAL LOGGING IN MINDANAO.

    It is saddening that llegal logging abounds in Compostela Valley as well as in Davao Oriental and Agusan and Surigao provinces. The boundaries of these four provinces are known to be the hotbed of illegal logging activity, with some local gov’t officials involved.

    Sinabi ng magaling nating Environment Secretary na si Ramon Paje na may mga opisyales ng sinibak sa pwesto sa regional offices ng DENR sa Davao at Caraga, as part of continuing efforts in the pursuit of good governance in the department.

    DAW.

    Tinaggal lang sa pwesto nila ang DENR officials na sangkot sa illegal logging. Tapos kinasuhan, inimbestigahan. Tapos wala na. We never heard na may nangyari sa mga kaso nila. Remember, utos ni PNoy ang nationwide log ban na nagsimula halos dalawang taon na ang nakalipas.

    Bakit sa New Bataan mismo na pinaka nasalanta ni Pablo, lantaran ang mga truck na puno ng troso? Magtataka ka lang na sa dami ng checkpoints ng DENR sa lugar, nakakalusot pa din ang mga truck na ‘to na may kargang troso. Yet Paje claims that the regional offices of the DENR in Eastern and Southern Mindanao continue to confiscate logs because of the moratorium.

    SINUNGALING.

    Is it safe to say na may bribery na nangyayari between the DENR officials and illegal loggers sa New Bataan? Is it also safe to say that BY NOW, firing the regional DENR officials has led us nowhere? Na dapat palitan na ang namumuno sa mga incompetent at corrupt na opisyales na ‘to na si Ramon Paje?

  • nti_boohaya

    I’m sure Ramos and DND have a reporting system in place.  There is always a conflict in the numbers when there are too many sources.  Anothere problem arises when soldiers are casualties themselves.  Nagkakabukingan ang mga hindi nag ju duty, mga 15/30 at mga ghost soldiers. Ramos comes from the military and fully aware of the ‘ghost soldeirs.”  Dapat  kasi ipayag din ng mga reporters na ang data nila ay “raw”, meaning not fully validated at hintayin lang natin ang mga numbers na galing sa NDRRMC

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

      NDRRMC reporting is really a disaster, just living it up to their name

      • nti_boohaya

        Jack, dahil ba sa saksakan ng mga mista mista jan pati sa Customs, BI, DENR, PDEA, BuCor, DILG at iba pang ahensiya kaya disaster?  I wonder if there is a correlation.

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Illegal logging is a plague,
    isn’t a smoke screen to protect the legal one ?

    Where do the logging Baron’s hide there shame in calamity time ?
    Inside their Mansion’s ! HAHAHAHA

    What do the Government is waiting for to put the loggers fronting responsibilities
    and blocking their accounts, do are the $ already out of the duende Justice arm, 
    or abroad in Delaware laundry machines or other gangster Paradise’s ?

    Who got the illegal concessions with bribes ?

    How come Ate Glue gave a hugh concession to Enrile in Leyte, at what price ?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

      kasalanan na naman ni gma itong sakuna na ito?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BMBLRJHAFMH2Q5SLCNXQMVBNXM ramsor

    Irked but not lost face.  Now  readers ask where is the much bragged Zero Casualty mouthed to rebuke their much-maligned GMA on the latter handling of Ondoy?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JKL2EZCWKX2XKUPTCHEFTV5HQ4 Romeo

    95 + 224 = 319 dead and rising para hindi tayo nalilito.

  • agaylaya

    Sa pagbibilang ng namatay, palpak na, ano pa kaya yung mga estimates nila sa mga injured, yung nasa evacuation centers, yung mga damages to property, bridges, roads, crops, livestock, etc.? Tapos Php 8 Billion daw ready na. Nakakaduda tuloy kung saan at papaano.gagamitin yan. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UEHZP52OVNUUPVT3VJNWPUGVLU Peter L

    Counting the dead or still living is just the result of a major problem. No amount of preparation can stop the counting of the dead but solving the problems of flooding due to logging without any reforestation program, unclogging of river banks of squatters, waste management, etc. We debate about the figures but not over the long-term solutions. This dead-counting frenzy will always be with us for many years to come. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

      sabi kasi ng gobyerno natin ay tuwing may bagyo lang naman nangyayari. kapag walang bagyo, walang sakunang nangyayari

    • catmanjohn

      With politicians like Enrile owning lumber mills and companies throughout the country, do you think that there will be serious laws enacted to prevent over logging and deforestation? This is the real problem… politicians who serve their own interests first over that of the environment and safety of the majority. They claim that they employ people and pay taxes, but their factories have electricity while the rest of the town is dark. Something is wrong with that picture.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Coordination lang mga tsong ang dapat diyan at mag designate lang ng spokesperson para bigyan ng update ang media! yung mga rescuers ay hindi na dapat nagbibigay ng datos at i-concentrate na lang nila sa pagre-rescue ang oras nila!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TP6YY66XPT63YFGHDKYTMIO4CM Daniel

    Those who ravaged the earth’s natural environment will surely earn the furious brunt of nature.

  • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

    sino b source nyo si tupas b o ang LRA? bk akala account pa ni corona o kaya mga titulo to
     

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/A3B5B7CAS25M3OSQSEBXPKDEIU zafirol

       Tanga !!

      • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

        umalis ka dyan s harapan ng salamin

      • Bansot

        Zafirol this forum is intended only for those who have manners and can argue intelligently

  • tanga_hanga_ni_abnoy

    224 daw at puro mga mga congressmen..may 23 pang unidentified

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Pag kwenta lang sa casualties hindi na magkasundo, sa pagliligtas pa kaya?
    Malamng sisisihin na naman si gma.

  • Garo Ungaro

    again…this a good lesson for the citizen…just follow orders…when they say u go and evacuate do so…nature will not be selective…hope citizen will really learn from this tragedy, again this should be avoided if the citizen on the path really hed the order to evacuate to safer grounds…

  • billy gunner

    ‘Official’ toll 95;‘unofficial’: 224 dead; Aquino irked

    nakupo si gma na naman ang may kasalanan niyan! LOL
     

    • maypakialamtayo

      kundi man siguro baka ang media na naman ang sisisihin nito, kayong taga media huwag nyong kumbidahin sa christmas party nyo si pnoy, tiyak masasabon kayo.

    • Paliwaweng

      May sinabi bang kasalanan ni GMA? At kung ikaw ang nakaupong pangulo, ano gagawin at mararamdaman mo sa magkakaibang ulat? Matutuwa ka ba?
      Because the word ‘irked’ seems to irk or amuse you.
      We can debate here, and say anything we want, provided that they are based on the concerned news item or issues under question, and not based on ignorance or assumptions.
      Assuming minds are sign of low-level intelligence according to studies.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    survey will come out next year that  “nabawasan na naman ang mga naghihirap sa atin bansa”

  • JaAb65

    hoy kyong mga tga DENR, illegal loggers at government officials na sngkot sa ilegal na pgtotroso, anong msasabi nyo? taontaon may gnito, hndi pa kyo tumigil sa pgnanakaw ng troso sa kgubatan. mkonsensya nman kyo mga hayop!

  • EdgarEdgar

    This is most insensitive. The immature president has got to learn to stop throwing tantrums when confronted with high casualty numbers. He cannot fudge the fatality figures like he does with GDP and other economic numbers. In the aftermath of the storm, this ill-prepared president is irked because he can no longer use Arroyo as the scapegoat for his utter failure this time around. He can only blame himself for not preparing well enough. Noynoy has outperformed himself again failure after failure, from Sendong to Pablo, from bad to worse.

    • buttones

      It is isn’t it- very insensitive- imagine the fear and alarm, the thousands of people affected by just even 400 deaths, people up to their necks in water doing their job of rescue, with little resources, and the President gets ’irked’ about figures? GMA is actually fading, she can not be used as some sort of whipping ‘boy’ for ever- or maybe she can?

      On the being ill prepared, well I was under the impression that NDRRMC had attended so many meetings here and there, that they were about as good as it gets- bit of a disappointment really…

      • EdgarEdgar

        Same here. Even Alvin Elchico and Anthony Taberna of ABS-CBN could not keep their disappointment from spilling over in their radio talkshow yesterday. Almost three years into his presidency, Noynoy is still on the learning curve.

        Another disaster. Another failure.

      • buttones

        Hey, we have been on this so called ‘ learning curve’ for sixty seven years, and it seems to me we have learned nothing at all, about anything whatsoever….and I might add that Aquino has been riding a learning curve for so many years in the House of Congress, and seems to have learnt nothing at all.

      • EdgarEdgar

        The president is doing his best, according to Valte, despite his learning disability. Someday, he’ll get it right. Just not now. The palace is begging for the people’s indulgence, adds Lacierda.

      • buttones

        “Despite his learning disability” -your add on, and I cannot disagree with that. I am really getting ‘irked’ [ a popular term, so give me license to use it as well] about excuses and people doing their best. Quite frankly, it is not quite good enough. The Palace begs my indulgence? I beg your pardon? I do not have the luxury of time and patience to accept anything, I am becoming increasingly bored and irritated, and to coin a popular term ‘irked’ as well on the issue of the protection of our environment, which the neglect of this has resulted in the mess in the South, or to a large degree. I have no confidence in people who say “Well give me time, I’m new at this governing sort of thingy” As a shareholder in PH I demand results NOW. Aquino said he was the bee all and end all of dragging this country from the 19th century to the twenty first, as yet I see no positive results at all- a 7% increase of GDP, which was nothing to begin with anyway, based on building high-rises in MM , and gambling joints as well – well it does not make my life any better……

      • EdgarEdgar

        LOL!!!

      • buttones

        Well I least I made you laugh today….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RWPOD4ER5LJPDQU3N32NAC74X4 johnnie r

    Irked…yun lang! wala ka bang ipa-fire??? mukhang yung ‘zero casualties’ na ipinagyayabang mo eh para lang sa mga appointed mo…yes, walang masisibak sa kanila!!!

    • Nagagalitna

      Bro if you fire someone sa ganitong sitwasyon may babangon bang patay or maykakabuti ba or solution ba yon or not.
      Finring someone sa ganitong sitwasyon hindi nakakatulong sa problema kundi dagdag.

  • sigena

    naghintay sws survey kaya ganun.

  • $23257130

    tulog kasi ng tulog sa pansitan. magaling lang manisi ng ibang tao. ppppwwweeeehhh kadiri

  • regd

    I’m just here to say my heart goes to the victims and their families. May the Almighty give them the strength, comfort and support they desperately need.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LHTWUXKL5GQ66NGG73Z6EIMYZI june

    the supposed irritation of pnoy regarding the conflicting figures in casualties manifests his aversion to bad news, expect him to castigate the media for reporting the actual figure

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B

      media + GMA :)

  • concern_pinoy_citizen

    Sus, mga commentors dito parang sila lang ang may alam sa pagtatakbo ng gobyerno.  Eh, bakit hanggang comments lang kayo?  Why not run for Mayor, Governor or kaya President para magamit ng gobyerno ang katalinuhan niyo?  Mahilig tayong manghusga eh wala naman tayong suggestion for a better solution.

    • TagaKalos

      Bakit pinagdidiskitahan mo yong mga bloggers HUNGHANG? Ang pagdiskitahan mo eh yong mga alipores ng iyong idolo sa gobyerno na pareho niyang INUTIL! Sayang pinapasweldo sa kanila na galing sa dugo at pawis ng mga middle class na siyang pinakamalaki ang kontribusyon sa taxes dahil sa automatic deduction gamit ang witholding tax.  Ikaw ha magingat ka dahil balang araw ay baka makita ka na may bigti sa leeg gamit yung yellow ribbon ng iyong idolo na naging lubid OGAG!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B

      kaya nga sila ang nariyan sa pwesto at tayo narito kasi sila ang may mas kakayahan. kung wala namang silang kakayahan e bakit naman sila tumakbo o pumuwesto pa diyan? maraming taong may kakayahan at gustong magserbisyo ng totoo, nakakaupo ba sa pwesto? kung ikaw ang iniupo diyan at alam mong hindi mo pala kaya, ano gagawin mo?

  • disqusted0fu

    first of all, the photo above is more irking than anything else. anyway, of all the things he is going to be irritated about, its the discrepancy on the death toll?! let those figures be the last thing to worry about and focus on how there wouldnt be any more people added to that toll.

    • buttones

      It’s just a file photo- to me it illustrates a guy who is clearly confused, and I could put a balloon comment on that photo that would have the NBI hammering at my gate- but I won’t—–

  • http://twitter.com/erncastillo ern

    yung official count ang verified ang personal identification. Lalabas naman lahat yan dahil maghahanap ang mga kamaganak at kaibigan. Marami kasing nagbibilang…media, miron, organizations, e alam mo naman pag by mouth ang report…sinesensationalize. Pag may inanod na bahay at may nagsabi 10 ang nakatira dun at di malocate, bilang nila 10 kaagad na patay yun. Dapat ibigay ang mga pangalan sa mga reports, kung walang identification…description.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPGUIIJ44DMCSONOPI4JAEMUZM lex

    abnoy is more concerned with numbers than the people! when he let go of the former pagasa head it was because of an ill equipped office, unpredictable weather forecast! ngayon may equipment ganoon pa rin naman! abnoy has no respect for the common tao or the lowly government workers, they are just numbers to boost his ego (bloated ego)! 

  • alconce

    The zero casualty that is being boasted by Noynoy’s  Benito Ramos is  empty and merely “yabang” after all.To date more than 300 are dead and scores missing.Benito Ramos is just a data gatherer and consolidate them in the form of reports that will please his master no more no less.  The real action men are the LGUs.

  • boybakal

    Official’ toll 95;‘unofficial’: 224 dead; Aquino irked…

    Dapat kasi SGV ang mag certify para accurate ang inventory ng patay.
    The point is…whether 95 or 224 dead Official or UnOfficial it does not matter.
    What is important is security and safety of the people.
    Saka na magbilang.

  • WeAry_Bat

    sep 2009, ondoy – 341+ (luzon, GMA time)
    oct 2009, peping – 419+ (luzon, GMA time) 30% increase?
    dec 2011, sendong – 1,000+ (mindanao, Pnoy time)
    dec 2012, pablo – say, 200+ (mindanao, Pnoy time) 80% decrease?
     
    Going by presidents, is it logical to say GMA killed more people than Pnoy, percentage wise?  No, the areas affected are different.  But if it stays pablo kills stays below 300, then Pnoy did better.

    Going by regions, is it logical to say Mindanao was initially unprepared but did a little better?
    No, the area initially affected had a village waiting at the mouth of the river waiting to be wiped out.  So some could say, nothing else left to wipe out.

    But one common thing in Mindanao, same old, same reason: illegal logging.  Ang tigas ng ulo!  Sana napasama silang nalunod pati yung pulitiko dun!

    • MNLFoodcritic

      What kind of a sick f&*% are you? These are people, human beings, not statistical data you play around for some analysis you f*&^(*^ a%^&&.

      • WeAry_Bat

        Affected din ako at grieving.  Inunahan ko lang ang sinuman mag g a g o sa data.

        Kung magkita tayo ha, suntokan na lang tayo.

      • TGM_ERICK

        Sorry to say that you misunderstood  Weary Bat .  He is concerned  with the victims as can be construed by blaming the illegal loggers and pulitikos.  The dead are not mere statistics to him.  The editorial is about Pnoys dissastifaction with the number of lifeless casualties being reported and in consonance with it posters can give their own statistics which i believe have basis.

    • buttones

      It is also ‘illogical’ and extremely ‘irking’ for anybody to use comparative deaths by natural events as some sort of kudos to shore up their flagging popularity as well- and it is not only ‘illegal’ logging that is to blame it is legal logging as well. It is not just the ‘illegal’s’ that have destroyed 93% of our forests since the end of the 19th century, the legally licensed ones, condoned and supported by governments, and it is true today. ALL logging should be banned, all chainsaws licensed, close down ALL logging camps and saw mills, and if people are so anxious to use hardwood, then buy in from our neighbors, eliminate import tax on timber. Malaysia and Indonesia are destroying their forests like there is no tomorrow…the policy of logging, and re-forestation of this government [and all the others ] will result in a dismal failure, it is NOT a priority, planting a few million trees a year, a third of which will die anyway, is not a ‘program’. The DENR are hopeless at this, they have watched 60% of our mangroves being eradicated since their inception, and do little to protect our coasts from erosion.
      And today government agencies squabble in public about death figures—and the President is ‘irked’ – well so am I, and I have a better word that that….

      • WeAry_Bat

         There, at least someone got my sarcasm correct on illegal use of data… Reforestation and monitoring, needed.

      • buttones

        Satire, or sarcasm if you will is a bit of a foreign concept to many in PH, it’s taken as being very literal. We never had a Dickens, the most ruthless satirist that ever lived, so comments we make, other than obvious ’jokes’ , wrapped up in a bit of sarcasm are very often lost- ….

      • WeAry_Bat

         Well said.

  • pedrongkawali

    Hahahaha. “Ale, hindi pa po patay ang mister nyo.  Di pa na-certify ng Department of Health.”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XCVTR7UEL324INPXQGQV47V6HY Bewareiftheworldagreeswithyou

    Condom for rescue boats!

  • No Mind

    this tragic event happens b4 promulgation of condom law. are they using condom or they should have to use condom for remedy?

  • MNLFoodcritic

    Sad that Pnoy is more concerned (and ‘irked’) with which death toll number is correct than with how the rescue and recovery operation is going…

    • buttones

      Agree

    • TGM_ERICK

      You are correct a misplaced concern. Even one death is important. 

  • maypakialamtayo

    Pnoy: kung noon pa sana inayos na ng GMA adminstration ang mga illegal loggers, illegal mining sana hindi nangyari ito!

  • bugoybanggers

    Dahil sa gahaman at walang tigil ng pag exploit sa kagubatan. Isisi ninyo sa mga BUWAYA ng LUZON na siyang dahilan sa pagkaubos ng kagubatan. Alam naman natin iyan noong dekada 50 hanggang 70, maraming logging firm ang nagwasak ng kagubatan sa may eastern Mindanao dala ng kasakiman sa pera. Ang yayabang pa nga noon ng mga LOLO na ngayon (ang iba nilamon na ng LUPA). Kamo pila BARKO ang Davao Gulf sa pagkakarga ng mga troso galing sa kabundokan. Ika nga nasaan na ba ang pinagBILHANg kita? Nakatulong ba kamo sa pag unlad ng lugar habang naKALBO na? Ayun naman pala, nasa MAKATI ipinag patayo ng gusali (para sikat ang METRO MANILA sa panglasa ng mga TAGALOG). Pera ng Mindanao napunta sa METRO MANILA! Nang maubos na ang mga matitibay na kahoy, pinagpilitan pa ang mga tao na magTANIM ng NIYOG at SAGING para pang export din. Yun ang dahilan kung bakit ang mga tao ay nainganyong manirahan at mamuhay sa lugar na iyan (na alam nila na delikado na). Ang masaklap pa, ang puno ng NIYOG at mga saging ay hindi makakapigil sa pagLAMBOT ng lupa. Kaya nga nagkakaroon ng FLASH FLOOD dahil yung mga itinanim ay hindi mga PUNONG pang pigil sa lupa na madaling palambutin ng ULAN. Ngayon kayong mga taga LUZON sasabihin ninyo na mga bobo ang mga tagaMINDANAO bakit hindi inalam ang resulta o ang panganib manirahan sa LUGAR na iyan? Sa totoo lang KAYUNG MGA TAGA LUZON ANG SUMIRA SA MINDANAO. Makikita namin na sana LAMUNIN ng MANILA BAY at LAGUNA BAY ang METRO MANILA para mamuhay ang mga TUNAY na BUWAYA ng BAYAN. Viva Mindanao, bangun MINDANAO

    • niceguy60

      Actually the weird weather is brought about by global warming. Look even new York and new jersey was heavily destroyed by a hurricane. We need to have an effective weather warning system. A system that monitor the rising sea. We have no choice. The ice in the north pole is rising. The earth seems to be aging. It is showing some signs of stress due to pollution and other factors.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZXCKSVMZPDCG5G4PRM2UZUZPPA Mark

    Even 1 life lost is an epic failure on the Government’s part.

    Kung talagang naghanda dapat zero casualty.  We knew the typhoon coming days before it hit.

    What happened?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B

      nagbigay naman daw ng warning sila Mr. Ramos. :)

    • NEILMCNALLY

      There is no way that,even with many days of warnings and official preparations to minimise the potential deadly effects of the typhoon,one can NOT  ever get ALL the people to heed the warnings of potential death,injuries,and destruction of homes,etc.,or indeed,force them to  vacate the regions when asked to do so.
      Humans are humans..they often think they know better than the”experts”..and sometimes they have shown that they do.
      A percentage of individuals will prefer to remain where they are,and take the risk.
      No other persons are answerable to victims’ poor decisions.Indeed,no-one should blame anyone else for the decisions those people made(although any deaths/injuries of minors for whom adults made the wrong “call”after been told/asked to evacuate..that could be a matter for the police and courts to address against any subsequent”survivors).
      When push comes to shove,and also..by acknowledging that any casualties are regretable,if one does some very basic statistics,one will  find that the casualties reported from the effects of typhoon pablo are pretty miniscule in relation to the number of people exposed to those effects.
      As a post-script;naturally,the official death-toll will be behind the “actual” for days after the tragedy..finding and officially identifying the additional victims is very time-consuming.
      Most people will not handle the “worst” news when perhaps, initially,the numbers of victims is minimal and we falsely heave a sigh of relief for those directly involved in worrying for their friends and families.
      I am so disappointed that there are still many idiots out there trying to make political gains by pointing fingers at the president and other officials.SHAME ON YOU!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZXCKSVMZPDCG5G4PRM2UZUZPPA Mark

        Please avoid name calling as it is not constructive. Hello?  The government had all the power in its disposal including FORCED Evacuation AND PREEMPTIVE STATE OF CALAMITY. Alam na nila ang nangyari last year HINDI Pa rin nadala?!? Iblablame parin ang media for stating the correct death toll numbers?

        ON the CONTRARY SHAME ON YOU  you for not realizing that ACCOUNTABILITY should be expected from our Elected Government Officials, YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER.

        SHAME ON YOU for ignoring the fact that LAST YEAR we lost around 1500 souls and yet ILLEGAL MINING AND LOGGING WAS NOT STOPPED Hanggang warning lang KULANG SA GAWA!

        SHAME ON YOU for not taking into account the many lives lost as a result of clear “KAPABAYAAN” when doppler radar was not even working! MONTHS Before the Typhoon

        SHAME ON YOU for not burdening the authorities — those who SHOULD have the responsibility to do so.

        AND Lastly SHAME ON YOU for not being INFORMED enough and resort to name calling when clearly you don’t even have speck of FACTUAL DATA.

  • bugoybanggers

    Kayong mga taga LUZON, wag kayong magmayabang kamo malaki ang experience ninyo sa BAGYO! Aba, nagmayabang ang mga HARI sa KATIHAN! Ang mga data na pinagmamayabang ninyo ay sana hindi nalang ninyo inilathala. Bakit  sinisisi ninyo ang mga tao bakit namatay sila o dahil pabaya at kulang daw sa paghahanda? Aba naman, KAYO ang dapat sisihin at MANAGOT sa mga NAMATAY, hawak ninyo ang mga tao sa leeg dahil nasa inyo ang pamumuno. Ang pumumuno ng mga TAGA LUZON ay BULOK! Dinadamay ninyo kami sa kamalasan ninyo dahil nag ugat sa mga kaBUWAYANG pamamahala! Makikita naman sa inprastraktura, bakit yung mga PINAG LUMAAN ng LUZON ang dadalhin sa MINDANAO para ano? Bayad sa mga NINAKAW ninyong galing sa KALIKASAN NAMIN! BENENTA ninyo sa mga DAYUHAN sabay patayo kayo ng patayo ng mga magagarang inprastraktura sa LUGAR NINYO! Nakapagtataka, halos lahat ng BAYAN ninyo cementado na habang ang pera diyan na pinamuhunan AY GALING MINDANAO. Ano sino ba ang mga MANGNANAKAW? Kung marami mang namantay sa amin ay DAHIL din sa INYO! Kayo ang SALUT sa LIPUNAN! Sana umanib na lang kayo sa CHINA dahil pahamak kayo!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LGJQXQZQTEJ2HCRFR72WKELIPA eric

    Dear All,

    Please set aside our differences at least for now. Let us all get together to help & pray for the victims.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      you can always pray while criticizing…..

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LGJQXQZQTEJ2HCRFR72WKELIPA eric

        Bert – You’re an idiot! (just taking a cue from your comment)

      • bahaykubo1015

        Tama!!!

  • kilabot

    pag gdp growth mabilis magbilang kahit dipa certified; 
    pag bilang ng patay bagal, kailangan certified na dina humihinga.

  • jenny lim

    Ok lang pag maraming mamatay. ito din naman ang gusto ng gobyerno – bawas populasyon. Kunyari lang yan, na pinaghandaan at may concern. 

  • Kamoteng_Dilaw

    PDI: Pnoy irked at discrepancy in death toll. Sabi sa inyo abnoy talaga e…

  • bobits

    As usual, missing na naman siya sa mga panahon na kailangan siya ng mga bosses niya..tsk tsk..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B

    yari na naman si GMA niyan!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JKL2EZCWKX2XKUPTCHEFTV5HQ4 Romeo

    Ang hina nyo sa math!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NDZ5AOO2LC2FTUO4MBPQCE7Y5E pedrith

    Bakit pagmaysakuna sisihin kaagad ang mamayan,syimpre pinaghandaan lahat ang bagyo,eh ang pag landslide ,hindi nyo kung mangyayarin yun,gaya nung nangyari sa bagyong Ondoy? Wag nyo kaagad husgahan ang mamamayan ng Compostela Valley,di nila kasalanan kung biglang lumitang yung tubig kung saan ng galing,ipagdasal po natin sila lalo ng na yung mga missing na sana buhay pa sila,may 1  akong pamangkin  na nakapag asawa ng taga Compostela,he is the only son of my youngest brother,i hope na safe sya  at ang kanyang familya,Andrian is only 3yr old,sana makontak sila ng kapatid ko na nakatira sa Surigao,please help us pray for their safety,and to all victims of this typhoon,keep praying na makita nyo lahat ang inyong mga mahal sa buhay,para sa mga familya na nawalan ng mahal sa buhay ,condolence  sa inyong lahat,at para naman sa inyong mga nag comments ng di maganda,sana  hindi mangyari sa inyo itong nangyari ngayun saCompostela  ,panawagan ko lang kung sino nakakilala kay Jingle,sana ipagbigay alam nyo  kung safe sya  please  text nyo ako +852 67675744 nag alala ang kanyang Papa /Mama.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NDZ5AOO2LC2FTUO4MBPQCE7Y5E pedrith

    Jingle             tawag ka kina Papa at Mama mo              kung nasa safe kayung kalagayan…..

  • jcmqatar

    …dapat mas mairita si PNoy dahil may namatay…isa man o dalawa lang ang bilang ay nakakalungkot dahil lumalabas na hindi binibigyan ng halaga ng local at national government ang buhay ng mga Pilipino…alam na may darating na super typhoon…may dalang malakas na hangin at ulan…alam din ng mga opisyal na kasunod nito ay maaaring magkaroon ng landslide at flash flood…pero bakit di nagsagawa ng agarang evacuation bago dumating ang bagyong Pablo gayong may sapat na panahon naman para gawin ito…bakit kailangang rescue ang pag-handaan kung pwede naman na ilikas muna sa ligtas na lugar ang mga tao…sana di umabot sa ganitong bilang ang mga namatay…nakakalungkot…

  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    the main problem here is communication!!!! the telcos cannot  be relied upon with their broadband networks. of course it is typhoon and anything with antennae will fall down.
    i been suggesting to use fiber optic transmission for this govt. but they dont have much technical people to scrutinize a proposal, they only have lawyers were their instinct is how to get money to their pockets.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CYUXU35XHVC6K7HGRCZNI7JOFA PAZ

    Ang pagbibilang ng casualty yan ay tumataas kada oras. Minsan ilang days pa ang lilipas para makumpirma ang dami ng namatay. Kasi may mga tao na missing di mo alam kungnpatay o hindi, meron ding kung saan saan nadala ng baha di mo alam kung buhay o patay na. Minsan poor coordination din kasi alang kuryente di passable yung mga daan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AVRSWQTCWADVWA62MXAGV6MB6Y Chris

    I experienced a flash flood during Milenyo from just a few inches water elevation increased to 1.5 meter in a span of 30 secs.Deduct the delay time of shock and figuring out what was happening,surely there is a slim chance of escape specially if magnitude is greater than this.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GRVAJUYIO6PRIAPQHNE6MYKNEQ Lando

    Gloria bashing na naman para matakpan ang mga kapalpakan ..

  • Beguine

    It’s always almost impossible to give any accurate count or
    estimate of people dead or seriously injured during natural disasters.

    It’s very naive of the President to react as if the casualties must
    be counted accurately and up-to-the-minute accuracy.
    Statistical data is subject to question, while natural disaster
    data is always questionable and unverifiable.

    The only certainty is that Pinas is often visited by natural disasters,
    and in most cases the authorities are caught unprepared and
    preventive measures have not been put in place, if not totally
    non-existent.

    • bahaykubo1015

      Abnoy Aquino is irked looking down from his ivory tower.
      Abay kung gusto nya siya ang bumaba,, he could count the dead faster than anybody I supposed
      Mamaya sasabihin nya si GMA na naman ang may kasalanan…….

  • msm25

    to illegal loggers…MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR PO…sumaya po sana kayo ngayong pasko at mgbalik-tanaw po kayong lahat sa ginawa niyo sa kapwa niyo sa taong lumipas…god bless you!!

    • buttones

      The destruction of our environment, doe not really lay at the feet of ‘illegal loggers’ – it lies at the feet of government who issue licenses to ‘legal’ loggers….and I would suspect that many a politico is actually involved in this ‘legal’ pursuit…

      • msm25

        oo nga, wla nman ng legal loggers ngayon dhil ang usapan, total log ban…pero nglipana pa din ang mga nagtotroso…

      • buttones

        The only fine line between legal loggers, and ‘illegal’ ones is actually something printed on a piece of paper, which is, irony on irony produced by a ‘logger’ ……

      • Garo Ungaro

        it will take u a long 25 years to grow one good tree…but it will take u a minute to cut one good tree with a chain saw…how long will u wait but the effect on the environment is so enormous that everybody will suffer..floods..soil erosion and related eco system that rely on the trees.. who benefited from it…the corrupt politician and loggers..businessman…

      • buttones

        Odd, but I was thinking the same thing about an hour ago. I worked for a Swedish company some years ago who make wood floors, and they insisted their timber came from certified, sustainable plantations. The main frameworks being the Forest Stewardship Council [FSC] and the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification. [PEFC]
        82% of certified forests are actually in the USA and Europe, so you can imagine what is left to split between the rest of the world. There are no certified forests in PH, and a handful in SE Asia, and Central America. Hard woods grow in tropical countries other than Maple and Oak and species of Cherry. A mature Maple takes 80 years to grow, and a real mahogany about the same, and an oak tree even longer. We have ’Philippine Mahogany’ [which is not mahogany at all] and when the American ran this place they brought in ‘modern’ equipment like the chain saws and that was the end of our Luan [PH mahogany] They chopped them down for export and we picked up the same practice when ’we’ got the reins of PH back. Not once, in all that time did anybody think about reforestation as you go, a responsibility of the logger along with his license.
        Another thing is, with an increasing world population and an increasing demand for hard wood, this government cannot see that this is a valuable sustainable product, and only they can fund this, no private investor is going to invest huge sums in land and seedlings and wait at least a quarter of a century for a return. This program is completely apolitical, it should continue from administration to administration and it benefits us all, and the environment generally- the problem arises when politico types realize they have only six years to make some cash, you can’t do that raising trees….
        Governments are blind, there is an end to mining, and oil and gas as well, – Trees? There is no end.
        And, as you say, there is a whole ecosystem to consider, from butterflies to birds – are they interested? No. We do not care about our delicate environment-
        When that last tree falls, and that last fish is caught and the last river is poluted- they might…then it will be too late

  • TGM_ERICK

    Moonworshipper, I am wondering what has happened to you in GenSan. or Compostela.  I hope and pray that you and your family are in good hands because the likes of you is needed there to help.  I take this opportunity to contact you.  You have been absent in Disqus, since last month, dear friend!

  • Belekoy

    There should be resignations in the P-Noy government in the light of deaths in Typhoon Pablo’s wake. In disaster preparedness, the government should “walk the talk”. It should not lay the blame on the residents but instead, the blame should be on the agency or agencies in charge of protecting the people’s lives. They have all the resources and the authority to enforce disaster preparedness procedures, and it is obvious the government stop short of doing its duty to the nation’s poor and hapless victims of this strong typhoon. It did not “walk the talk”…

  • TGM_ERICK

    Damage control or preparation can do nothing to a damaged environment.  Too late to wake up! I commiserate with the families of the victims.

  • bahaykubo1015

    Aquino should be irked or very sad at least because so many people are dead not because there are discrepancies in the counts.  Reports are still coming in, many people drowned or buried under tons of debris (my prayers for them) normal lang that after 3 days no one knows exactly how many people died…..
    Para naman syang biglang nagising galing sa mahimbing na pagkakatulog tapos pinagalitan ang mga kasama para hindi masabing syay tulog ……he likes to act as if he was busy working all these times……..it’s a pity he cannot really blame the super typhoon to GMA

  • nparvus1202

    Kaya nga “Unofficial” kasi missing pa lang hindi pa kumpirmado. Hindi ba alam ng Mr. A.B. Noy yan? Noynoying na nga lang sa PS3 e mag-gagalit-galitan pa. Kunwari may alam.

  • josefe38

    Iritang-irita ang Abnoy sa lumabas na data at dami ng nasalanta sa bagyong Pablo dahil di nya kayang manipulahin ang numero dahil kitang kitang talaga ang actual na bilang ng bangkay di kagaya ng numero sa kanyang pa survey survey sa SWS at pulse asia  na kaya nyang manipulahin.

  • Paliwaweng

    Ang daming magagaling dito, na kung magsalita akala mo tampulan ng katalinuhan. Subukan nyong mag volunteer sa mga ganitong pangyayari, at doon kayo lalagay sa pagbibilang ng mga namatay, nawawala at nasugatan.

    Kapag nakapagbigay kayo ng eksaktong datus o bilang, pagkatapos ng nasabing sakuna o bagyo, dapat nga kayong bigyan ng papuri bilang isang huwarang mamayan.

    Hindi lang dito nangyayari ang ganyang pagkakamali sa mga tulad nitong kalamidad. Maging sa ibang bansa ay nagaganap ang ganito

    Ang bansang Hapon ay magkakaiba ang binigay na ulat sa bilang ng mga nasawi, nasugatan at nawawala sa nagdaang tsunami noong March 2011. I google nyo bilang katibayan. Pati ang wikipedia ay di tugma ang binigay na ulat kung ihahambing sa mga balita ng mga pahayagang hapones.

    • Paliwaweng

      erratum: ..should be April 2011.

    • bahaykubo1015

      should tell that to ABNOY

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/L6TTZGNCMP4XWQQCNIX65PTNJM Ciano

      doon ka mag paliwanag sa malakanyang!!! guard! samahan mo to sa malakanyang!!!

  • malek_abdul

    Yahoo Ph: Death Toll – 475 and counting!

  • Your_King

    That’s the problem with and during the Aquino Administration, things are so confusing and unclear. Instead of being irked at the different numbers how about being irked that there are so many victims of this typhoon. Or maybe he is irked that there are so many victims coz that means he might have to do more work. But then again knowing Aquino he won’t be the one actually doing the real work and won’t be the one visiting the damaged areas, he’ll just send one of his peoples to do it for him. Aquino enjoys his nice air-conditioned and safe and clean Malacanang.

  • nparvus1202

    Nagagalit talaga ang tutoong Dios. Akalain ba namang tawaging dios yang ABNoy na kalbong yan ni Sirano.  Blasphemy!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    IRKED on the FIGURES?
    Why?  Because his popularity would slowly diminished?
    DAPAT PANTAY!  DAPAT PANTAY!  ANO BA TALAGA KUYA?  SISISANTIHIN KO SILA…KAGULO!  NALILITO NA ANG UTAK KONG LITO!
    Mentally capable Presidents show COMPOSURE OVER PRESSURE!
    Hahahahahaha!  There’s SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOU, BRO!
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GRVAJUYIO6PRIAPQHNE6MYKNEQ Lando

    official and unofficial count !!!! obvoius na public relation pa rin ang nasa utak ng gobyerno instead na tulungan ang mga biktima. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PPUPSBWP2WEBCCPGHRY54UCTOM Anne Torre

    NDRRMC death figues is history while the Army’s number is updated, reliable figures. Nhoynhoy was perhaps irked by the Army’s numbers coz he might spend bigger money for second-class Mindanao masses as implied by his half-hearted treatment of the island’s problems.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZUGKMNYSK2ZSSS4B2LVNDWP5XM lagalag

    Tigilan na ang siraan ang intidihin ay pagtutulungan, tulungan ang mga biktima,kung puro dakdak walang mangyayari.

    Tama na muna ang puna, ang kawawa ay mga biktima.

    • magiting78

      Two thumbs up bro…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      para namang may magagawa ka. pwe

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZUGKMNYSK2ZSSS4B2LVNDWP5XM lagalag

        Sa totoo as OFW Mas nakakatulong ako sa kanila Kasya sa iyo. Nagdodonate ako in case of disaster as always. Every time umuwi ako nagpupunta ako abscbnews para mag bigay ng tulong.

        Ikaw ang isang salot sa lipunan,dapat ang intiindihin mo ay ang kapakanan ang bayan.

        Tingnan. Mo muna sarili mo bago ka humusga.Tanungin mo ang sarili mo may naitulong ka ba?

        Ako masa sabi ko mahal ko ang Pilipinas at Gagawin ko Ito kahit mangibang bansa ako.

        Para makatulong ka gusto mo Padalan kita ng pamasahe para mag volunteer ka sa Mindanao?

      • Garo Ungaro

        the mentality of those who had been abroad like OFWs are really different from those are just just in the country…the OFWs know the meaning of hardwork and value of hard earned money…OFWs don’t rely of the government for jobs…they rely on their own effort to get and look for job anywhere to survive…yet when u go home…the leeches are alive…more power to those who know how to survive with or without the help of the government 95 million in growing is not an easy task….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PPUPSBWP2WEBCCPGHRY54UCTOM Anne Torre

    His irk acting is just a diversion to project that he is attending to the problem in Manila. He can’t go near the muddy disaster areas. It’s dirty and has few voters unlike the squatters areas where he is earmarking a loaned P45 billion through the corruption-friendly CCT … ewwweee…

  • boybakal

    Pnoy does not like COLOR in color coding of flood and typhoon.
    Now, He is irritated with NUMBERS of death cause by flood and typhoon.
    COLOR AND NUMBERS…these are babies likes to keep them happy and play.
    Pnoy is still fascinated with color and number….just like Pinocchio who does not like to grow up.
    Weird….

    • magiting78

      What’s your point? 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

    Bakit hindi man lang lumipad at tulungan ang mga victims ng flood? ang presidente ang dapat unang naroroon at tumulong. nasaan siya?

    • tiopaero

      nasa Malacanang nagbabate pagkatapos kumanta ng estudyante blues.

      • Garo Ungaro

        respect…discipline… consistency…thats one of the main problem..most of us don’t have that…that’s we have this kind of mindset. freedom of speech has a responsibility…it appears that it does not exist….it’s sad…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6ODLDBBLVPVJCOODC6Y4CKJTVA lex

      Iri respeto ko kung yan ang LOGIC mo. Pero tanong ko sayo, bakit ang Presidente ang agad – agad na pupunta doon, may mga ahensya naman na dapat gumawa noon. Dahil masama ang panahon, matindi ang baha, WALANG MATUTUWA KUNDI SI BINAY kapag nalunod din ang PRESIDENTE.

  • tonyoks

    if you noticed it, lahat ng mga “early warnings” nila ay puro press release lang, just in case na bulilyaso nga , gaya nitong kay pablo, ay lusot agad sila…
    di naman sila talaga concern kung nadessiminate yung information sa mga nasa bundok, gubat at malalayong barangay…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QZZKXPEA67I7HELEIYM35QVYFA Jon

    Hindi kasi SWS ang gumawa ng survey kaya di niya bet ang resulta

  • BatangSingapore

    kasalanan  yan ng mga galamay ni abnoy,palikasin mo ang mga tao sa lugar na daanan ng baha.  mas mababa yun lugar ng evacuation center.

    pansinin nyo yun balita bago pa pumasok ang bagyo, ginagamit na kampanya ang mga evac center.  after ng bagyo nawala na ang mga politiko.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6ODLDBBLVPVJCOODC6Y4CKJTVA lex

      Marami  ding matitigas ang ulo sa mga kababayan natin, kahit pinaaalis na sa lugar nila dahil delikado, ayaw pa ring umalis. Ang katwiran di puedeng iwanan ang bahay,ang mga ari- arian, nandon ang hanapbuhay, etc….. tapos kapag nadisgrasya, sisisihin ang gobyerno. Kasi mas madaling manisi kay sa gumawa ng dapat!

  • boybakal

    Pnoy likes High Numbers.
    SWS Performance survey….Pnoy got high figure. rating, good.
    Survey economic growth….HIgh number, very good’
    Filipinos satisfaction rating on Pnoy..High Number…Very Best
    PNOY HAPPY, PINOYS HAPPY.

    DEATH TOLL in Typhoon Pablo….300 Official and Unofficial…..VERY BAD.
    PNOY MAD…FILIPINOS MAD.
    That is what we call EQUATION , Balance of Nature,,,,Good and Bad.

  • tiopaero

    It just shows this government doesn’t learn from Typhoon Sendong where more than 3000 lives perished at Iligan and CDO when Abnoy sung Estudyante Blues last year.  I wonder what song did abnoy sung this time around when Pablo was wreaking havoc ?

    Siguro it was DI NA NATUTO ni Gary Valenciano.

  • tiopaero

    When Abnoy declared No Casualty during disaster ang pilipinas more than 3000 ang namatay sa Sendong. This time it was Benito Ramos who bragged that the country was ready and No casualty in this typhoon ang target nila. Ayun mukang aabot na naman ng libo ang patay. Itigil niyo na ang kayabangan niyo mga tungak na nasa gobyerno kasi taongbayan ang napapahamak sa kahambugan ninyo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6ODLDBBLVPVJCOODC6Y4CKJTVA lex

    Ang daming CRAB dito! Kapag masama ang panahon naglalabasan talaga ang CRAB!
    Pati ba naman ang pagkasawi ng mga tao dahil sa bagyo ay isisisi pa rin sa PRESIDENTE?  ( Baka sa susunod pati pagiging PANGIT ng MUKHA nyo, isisi na rin sa Presidente). Ang mga ahensya para dito, para tumulong sa nga nasalanta ng bagyo ay kumikilos naman. .

    Sa mga blogger na DAKDAK lang ng DAKDAK , may naitulong na ba kayo? Malamang wala pa. Tumulong muna kayo bago kayo magsisihan

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    diyos ko…dami naman namatay sa lugar na yan…lumalala na ang climate at maraming pang mining companies sa lugar ng mindanao, talagang pag-dumaan ang bagyo dyan ay maraming mamatay na tao, di pa kasali ang illegal logging…maliit lang ang place ng mindanao para mag-approved ng maraming mining companies ang mga government ng pilipinas , ang AUSTRALIA nga malaking lugar ang bansa nila, may malaking mining companies, ngayon, binabaha ng grabe sa lugar nila…may advantages at disadvantages about mining, kung maliit lang katulad ng mindanao dapat kokonti lang mining companies sa lugar na yan…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HJQSWXFTBUKKMUMZASRTGR3SSI ricardo

    puro kayo mga punyeta dito…… ang alam puro manisi……. bago kayo mamintas humarap muna kayo sa mga salamin nyo…

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Soon the official number will rise to one thousand,
    a good number to get donation for syphoning activities,
    election time coming, who cares the victim’s
    in this supposed Christians Country.

    Up side down is the Clergy trend.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    Meaning he has no control of what’s going and has no clear picture of what’s actually taking place in the field.

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