By Julie M. Aurelio
, Ma. April Mier
, Michael B. Jaucian
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Volcanic activities have slowed down on Mt. Mayon but the possibility of a hazardous eruption remained, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Despite earlier fears that Tropical Storm “Mario” would loosen lahar flow from the volcano, an official from the Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (Apsemo) […]
By Mar S. Arguelles
The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Bicol on Sunday activated Task Force Pablo, a disaster response group that would undertake search and rescue operation in areas in the region expected to be affected by flooding, landslides and storm surges during the expected landfall of typhoon Bopha, to be locally called “Pablo” in the Philippines.