Latest Stories
Home » Evacuation You are browsing entries tagged with “Evacuation”

Salceda declares Mayon evacuation centers as ‘open cities’


Albay Governor Joey Salceda said Sunday that all evacuation centers in the province are “open cities,” meaning all donations and assistance could be given directly to evacuees and will not need the approval of the provincial government.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Magma rising as Mayon lull is over

MEGA MAGMA MOVES  After a week of quiet, Mayon Volcano could erupt in weeks, says the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. A backpacker shoots the postcard-pretty scenery from a safe distance—the ruins of Casagwa Church in Daraga town, Albay province. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Mayon Volcano has again shown magma movement after a week of slumber, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Friday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Mario’ aftermath: Gov’t brings relief to Ilocos, to restore power in 4 days


Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday met with officials of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur provinces, areas placed under states of calamity, following the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong), to discuss government efforts to help typhoon victims.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Mario’ leaves 1 dead, P70 M in damage in Ilocos Norte; 2 missing in Zambales

Fallen Trees in Ilocos Norte due to strong winds as tropical storm "Mario" slammed the entire province on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Joemar Tolentino

Residents of Ilocos Norte province endured more than 16 hours of intense rain and heavy gusts accompanying Tropical Storm “Mario” from Friday to Saturday, but the province recorded only one storm-related fatality.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P20M in relief goods given to families displaced by storm Mario

Residents continue to be housed in evacuation centers Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Marikina city east of Manila, Philippines. AP

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has distributed P20 million in relief assistance to areas hit by tropical storm Mario.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »