By Michael Lim Ubac
It’s that time of year again of massive flooding and traffic jams, and in the midst of it all President Aquino called an emergency meeting on Tuesday to assess yet again Metro Manila’s preparedness to deal with the monumental mess during a heavy rain.
By Edwin Fernandez
Classes in public schools in at least two Maguindanao towns were suspended Sunday due to the flooding brought about by three days of torrential rain.
By TJ Burgonio
The widespread flooding experienced last week in the metropolis has raised a question: Whatever happened to the master flood-control project promised by the government last year?
The waterlogged Don Isabelo Antonio Primary School in the coastal village of Taliptip here will not be ready when classes open tomorrow.
Palm oil plantations in Mindanao have been added to a growing list of factors to blame for some of the worst cases of flooding that struck the island and for disasters of magnitudes unknown to the island in the past, like the storms “Sendong” and “Pablo.”
By Frinston L. Lim
Hundreds of families have fled anew as flooding swamped two southern Mindanao provinces, still reeling from last month’s devastating typhoon, due to days of torrential rains.
Relentless rains for the past few days led to flooding in 15 villages here and in Sarangani and South Cotabato provinces.
A Laguna legislator has asked the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) to find a permanent solution to the recurrent flooding that has been devastating several lakeshore communities near Laguna Lake.
CEBU City is disaster-ready. This is what Alvin Santillana, operations officer of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) said on the series of flooding incidents that occurred over the past few days.
Last Saturday, four persons, including an elderly couple, were rescued after chest-level waters from an overflowing river trapped them inside their house in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.
By Ricky Poca
Last Friday the president appointed Mar Roxas to replace the late Secretary Jesse Robredo in the Department Interior and Local Government to continue what Robredo started.
Pakistani officials say heavy monsoon rains that triggered flooding in the country’s north have caused at least 22 deaths.
A group of residents here is asking officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to investigate deals involving allegedly defective projects done by the agency, which they blamed for the series of flooding here in recent weeks.