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Allocations for calamity-related projects seen to hit P130B

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad Jr.  FILE PHOTO

The government’s appropriations for calamity-related projects alone this year and in 2014 could reach up to P130 billion, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said on Thursday.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Geothermal firm told: Rehabilitate

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A multipartite monitoring team (MMT) has recommended that the Energy Development Corp. (EDC) rehabilitate the area hit by a landslide that killed 14 workers on March 1 inside its geothermal complex in Kananga town, Leyte.

Posted: March 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hopes dim for missing landslide victims

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Rescuers will continue looking for nine workers buried alive in a landslide inside the geothermal complex of Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in Kananga town, Leyte, company officials said.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

19 areas under signal number 1

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Nineteen areas were put under Signal No. 1 as tropical depression “Crising” moved closer to the southern tip of Davao del Sur Tuesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Retiring NDRRMC chief Ramos honored at Camp Aguinaldo

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Retiring National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Executive Director Benito Ramos was awarded by the Department of National Defense on Monday at Camp Aguinaldo in recognition for his service to the disaster agency.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NDRRMC: Flood victims in Mindanao rise to 245,000

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Affected persons in Mindanao floods caused by incessant rains spawned by the tail-end of a cold front the past few days rose to about 245,000 persons, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Wednesday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

6 die in rain-hit Mindanao – NDRRMC

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Six people were killed due to continuous rains spawned by a tail-end of a cold front in parts of Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday afternoon.

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

With bridges gone, aid flow disrupted in Davao Oriental

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RESIDENTS of a flood-stricken community in Davao City use inflatable boats following nonstop rains in southern Mindanao. DENNIS JAY SANTOS/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Even before they could fully recover, the typhoon-ravaged towns of Davao Oriental are again facing the challenges of nature.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao floods leave 3 dead, 2 missing – NDRRMC

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Three people were reported dead and two others were missing from floods in Mindanao due to heavy rains spawned by the tail-end of a cold front, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Monday.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao floods affect 27,000 – OCD

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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

Over 27,000 individuals were affected by floods dumped by heavy rains in Davao region the past few days due to a tail-end of a cold front.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bridge collapse isolates devastated town

RAMPAGING floodwater with logs and uprooted trees destroyed the Caraga Bridge in Caraga town, Davao Oriental province, on Sunday morning. The town is now isolated from its neighboring town of Manay in the south and Baganga town in the east. Pyk Sibbaluca / CONTRIBUTOR

Another bridge has collapsed in Davao Oriental, making Caraga town isolated.

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

Bells that saved Pampanga folk from lahar stolen

THIEVES stole San Vicente Chapel’s two bells that warned residents of the  lahar  flow from  Mt. Pinatubo that erupted back in 1991. E.I.REYMOND T. OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Two church bells that alerted some 3,000 families in Barangay (village) San Vicente here of the need to evacuate from lahar flows after Mt. Pinatubo’s eruptions in 1991 had been stolen early this month.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

25,000 flee from floods in Davao City

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More than 5,000 families or 25,000 individuals have been affected by the flooding that hit riverside villages here following non-stop rain since Saturday night.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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