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6,000 more flee Agusan floods, landslides; 26 deaths recorded, say local execs

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The rains here may not be as heavy as the past days, but landslides and flashfloods caused by a swelling Agusan River sent thousands more fleeing for safety.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rain-spawned landslides kill 6 in Mindanao

Mt. Diwata Monkayo

At least six persons have been reported killed and six reported missing as floods and landslides struck many communities in Compostela Valley and other parts of northeast Mindanao over the weekend.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mother who lost 2 children in 2011 Davao flood joins Yolanda relief mission

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When she saw photographs and video footages taken of some of the victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Adelyn Tano, 44, knew she should immediately help.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rescuers continue search for 2 missing in massive floods in ComVal, Davao Norte

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Thousands of villagers leave their homes following a severe flooding that hit several areas in Davao City on Sunday. Six people have died and four others are missing in floods that swept through Mindanao still reeling from a deadly typhoon disaster, authorities said Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.  DENNIS JAY SANTOS/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Rescuers continued the search for two people who were reported missing in the massive flooding that has temporarily displaced at least 40,000 people in two southern Mindanao provinces.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 killed, 8,000 flee from floods in Davao del Norte

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Thousands of villagers leave their homes following a severe flooding that hit several areas in Davao City on Sunday. Six people have died and four others are missing in floods that swept through Mindanao still reeling from a deadly typhoon disaster, authorities said Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.  DENNIS JAY SANTOS/INQUIRER MINDANAO

One person was killed and over 8,000 people have fled their homes due to flooding in Davao del Norte on Sunday, officials said.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Boy swept away by river; 228 survive as ship runs aground due to ‘Auring’

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Dumaguete residents help in the rescue of passengers of the MV Zamboanga ferry, which ran aground Thursday morning off the coast of the city. FILE PHOTO

A passenger vessel ran aground on Thursday, after being hammered by strong winds and waves spawned by tropical depression Auring, but all 228 passengers—many of them students returning to this university town from the holidays—were rescued unharmed, authorities said.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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