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Albay Gov defends DSWD over spoilage of relief packs for Mayon evacuees


Albay Governor Joey Salceda defended the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Wednesday over the wastage of 32 food packs intended for Mayon Volcano evacuees dismissing it as a “reasonable error”.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fresh lava cascades down Mayon slope; volcanologists brace for eruption

In this handout photo taken on October 12, 2014 and released by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) shows the crater of Mayon volcano spewing smoke as seen from the observation post in Legazpi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila. AFP

Volcanologists are now bracing for the eruption of Mayon Volcano after fresh lava cascaded down its slope.

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

Toilets cited reason evacuees return to homes

A MARKER dedicated to victims of the Feb. 2, 1993 eruption of Mayon sits inside the 6-km radius danger zone around the volcano in Legazpi City. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The provincial government of Albay is completing more than 300 toilet facilities in shelters for residents moved out of Mayon’s way so the evacuees would have no reason to return to their homes that are inside danger zones around the volcano.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Albay Gov Salceda seeks more financial aid for Mayon evacuees

Mayon evacuees

Albay Governor Joey Salceda has met with the disaster council to seek financial assistance as the provincial government was running out of funds for more than 12,000 families who were evacuated in anticipation of the Mayon Volcano eruption.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No classes from pre-school to high school in Albay due to ‘heightened risks to public safety’


Albay Governor Joey Salceda ordered the suspension of classes in the entire province on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Infographics,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »