By Maricar B. Brizuela
Tired of seeing their community go underwater for months during the rainy season, residents of a Taguig City subdivision are pressing a longtime complaint against a major land developer, saying it should “make up for its shortcomings” and address recurring floods in the area.
By Carine Asutilla
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Central Visayas will spend P68 million on a study to find solutions to flooding in the city, a move prompted by one of the city’s worst floods last week.
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.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Department of Social Welfare and Development has distributed P20 million in relief assistance to areas hit by tropical storm Mario.
By Ben O. de Vera
As widespread flooding has virtually become the new normal when it rains, with or without a typhoon, more and more motorists are availing themselves of the so-called “Act of God” coverage for their vehicles, according to the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (Pira).