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By Frinston Lim
A banana plantation security guard who just wanted to rescue his co-employees from the floods that hit Kapalong, Davao del Norte, drowned early Thursday while hundreds of other terrified villagers fled from the deluge that also inundated areas in Talaingod town in the same province.
By JB R. Deveza
A year ago, just as residents of the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan were getting ready for Christmas, Tropical Storm “Sendong” swept through the region, sending flash floods and leaving 1,200 people dead.
By Mar S. Arguelles
Bicol disaster authorities here are on high alert for flash floods and landslides as moderate to heavy rains, spawned by the prevailing Tail End of the Cold Front (TECF), have been pelting the region since Thursday, a regional disaster official said.
By Julie S. Alipala
, Williamor Magbanua
A elderly woman drowned and at least two children were reported missing after a flashflood generated by heavy rains brought on by Tropical Storm Offel swept away shanties on the banks of the Bacung River North Cotabato, while at least 1,200 families in Zamboanga Sibugay fled to safer ground in the face of five-foot-deep floods, the authorities said Friday.
By Frances Mangosing
The municipality of Glan in Sarangani has been placed under a state of calamity by the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council following severe flashfloods that affected 20 villages, the Sarangani Information Office said Wednesday.
By Ricky Poca
Now that we Cebuanos know the reason behind the havoc in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities in the aftermath of Typhoon Sendong, it is hoped that we learned our lessons.
By TJ Burgonio
For the folks in the eastern parts of the archipelago, Christmas Day comes heavy with rain.
Even a cursory reading of the signs of the times shows that the Christmas season, which begins sunset of Dec. 24 and ends Jan. 9, the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, invites all Filipinos of goodwill to a more fundamental celebration.
By Lloyd Suarez
Dili nato basolon ang Ginoo ug kinaiyahan sa dakung flash flood sa Cagayan de Oro ug Iligan cities.
SM City Cebu and SM Foundation Inc. will launch Operation Tulong for the typhoon and flood victims in Cagayan de Oro today, Dec. 21.
After making the rounds of funeral parlors for three days, college student Christine Dalay’s search for her mother finally ended Tuesday—in a garbage dump. There, on top of a heap of garbage, lay the missing 48-year-old woman.
By DJ Yap
The mother was clutching her 4-year-old son, Jorniel, with one arm and clinging tightly to a banana tree with the other when she felt the life go out of him. He twitched once, slackened, and was gone.
By TJ Burgonio
As the finger-pointing escalates over who’s to blame for the catastrophe left by Tropical Storm “Sendong,” a weather forecaster has proposed a novel idea: Why don’t mobile phone companies send out free weather forecasts to save more lives?