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Landslides kill 11 in Indonesia’s Papua province

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Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 11 people in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Butuan mayor appeals for aid

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Butuan Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. has appealed for more aid following widespread destruction left by nearly two weeks of rain caused by a lingering low pressure area.

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

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 »

22 so far dead in Agusan del Sur floods, mudslides in past 2 weeks

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Floods and mudslides spawned by nearly two weeks of relentless rains already claimed the lives of 22 people and displaced more than 50,000 families or 308,045 people in the five-province Caraga Region alone.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Storm surge slams into Surigao del Norte village; 13 houses swept away

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The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said a storm surge hit a village in Gigaquit town, Surigao del Norte last Saturday, destroying at least 13 houses.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

10,000 displaced by deadly floods in Indonesian capital

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More than 10,000 Indonesians have fled their homes in the capital due to flooding that has left five dead, an official said Sunday, with people using rubber dinghies and wading through waist-deep water to reach safer ground.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

State of calamity up in Lanao del Norte, 19 towns as Agaton nears

In this Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 photo, a house is half submerged in floodwaters following flooding of Compostela Valley and nearby provinces in southern Philippines. AP

As Tropical Depression Agaton slowly moved closer to Mindanao, spawning landslides and floods on the island, a province and 19 towns and cities were declared to be under a state of calamity.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Regions | Read More »

From Yolanda to Agaton: Floods continue for E.Samar residents

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Even before they could recover from the devastation of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), residents in Eastern Samar are again facing floods and possibly landslides due to the continuous rains spawned by Tropical Depression “Agaton”.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Floods, landslides kill 37 in Mindanao

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The death toll from floods and landslides in Mindanao triggered by Tropical Depression Agaton has risen to 37, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Saturday.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LPA stuck in PH brings more rain, thunderstorm

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A low pressure area (LPA) that seems to have been stuck over eastern parts of the country continues to bring rains and thunderstorms, prompting the state weather bureau to reiterate flood and landslide warnings.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rains stop in Mindanao; death toll hits 23

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Residents ride a boat as they paddle along a flooded village brought about by heavy rains in the outskirts of Butuan City, Agusan del sur province, in southern island of Mindanao on January 13, 2014. Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated from floods and landslides that hit a southern Philippine region still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, the government said January 14. AFP PHOTO/Erwin Mascarinas

The sun finally shone Wednesday on many areas in Mindanao, including the Davao provinces, after days of heavy rain induced by a low pressure area, landslides, and floods that have left more than 20 people dead.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Death toll from Mindanao landslides, floods up to 22

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Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated as floods and landslides hit an area in Mindanao still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, the government said Tuesday.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Girl drowns trying to save dog

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A nine-year-old-girl died after being swept away by floodwaters while trying to save her dog in the Southern Leyte town of St. Bernard town, a municipal information officer said Tuesday.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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