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More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Five months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” leveled large swathes of the Eastern Visayas, dead bodies continue to turn up.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

31 dead in Holy Week incidents—NDRRMC

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Penitents flagellate themselves while another carries a wooden cross as part of Lenten observance in Angeles City, Pampanga province, north of Manila on April 17, 2014.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Amid the solemn commemoration of the Lenten season the past week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that 31 deaths occurred from April 16 to April 21.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NDRRMC: Dead in Holy Week accidents now 23

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Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines. Police said at least five passengers, including a child, were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident Wednesday which came as Filipinos flock to their hometowns for the Holy Week break. AP FILE PHOTO

At least 23 died while 99 were hurt in separate incidents ‎as the Holy Week draws to a close, the disaster mitigation council said Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

12 dead, 96 injured in Holy Week accidents–NDRRMC

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At least 12 were reported dead while 96 were injured so far during this Holy Week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Domeng’ weakens; blue alert still up

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PAGASA Cyclone Update on Domeng, 4:40 PM, April 7/noah.dost.gov.ph

As Tropical Storm “Domeng” drew closer Monday to Philippine soil, alert levels were also up in preparation for the fourth weather disturbance to hit the country in 2014.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicol, Northern Mindanao on blue alert as they brace for ‘Domeng’

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MT Satellite image April 7, 2014, 12:01 PM/pagasa.dost.gov.ph

As Tropical Storm “Domeng” (international name: Peipah) approaches, two regions are already on heightened alert for the impending weather disturbance.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NDRRMC quake drill stresses importance of fast communication

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council held the 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Drill on Wednesday. It simulated a 6.7 magnitude earthquake scenario. PHOTO FROM OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENSE

What will happen if the Philippines was hit by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake? The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council held the 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Wednesday, March 19. This was the first drill after the 7.2- magnitude earthquake in Bohol last year.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ death toll continues to rise 4 months after disaster

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‘YOLANDA’ SURVIVOR Melvin Castro sits in the rubble of his home in Tacloban City where 18 of his family members were killed. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

Over 120 days after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” wreaked havoc in the Visayas, more bodies were recovered as the death toll rose to 6,268.

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

5 listed missing due to ‘Basyang’ rescued

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Stall owners on a bazaar at IT Park evacuates after their tent were blown by strong winds brought by typhoon Basyang. CDN FILE PHOTO

The five persons who were listed missing at the height Tropical Storm “Basyang” were rescued off Cebu, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Agaton’ damage rises to P509.9M – NDRRMC

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Damage left by Tropical Depression “Agaton” increased further to over P500 million, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Monday.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CBCP exec urges Lacson to name those obstructing rehab projects

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Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) challenged rehabilitation chief coordinator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson to name the politicians allegedly obstructing the government’s rehabilitation efforts in areas ravaged by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate to probe alleged graft in building of ‘substandard’ bunkhouses

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The Senate is opening yet another inquiry into the aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda’’ (Haiyan) this week, this time focusing on the alleged profiteering from the construction of “substandard” bunkhouses for survivors in eastern Visayas.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPA fatalities rise to 24 – NDRRMC

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BRIDGE WASHED AWAY.  Hundreds of commuters and vehicles are stranded following the collapse of the Lapayan-Napo Bridge, which used to link Zamboanga Peninsula to Iligan City and Northern Mindanao.  RICHEL V. UMEL/INQUIRER MINDANAO

With a low pressure area still lingering over Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has recorded 24 fatalities as of 6:00 a.m. Wednesday in the weather disturbance in the region.

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

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