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PH Red Cross sends relief caravan to areas devastated by Ruby

Philippine Red Cross Chairman Dick Gordon. INQUIRER file photo.

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has sent a “humanitarian relief caravan” to the communities battered by typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit)

PRC Chairman Richard Gordon in statement said the caravan would augment field operations in the Visayas to continue to assist the recovery of areas devastated by Ruby.

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

Red Cross: We walk the talk

Red Cross volunteers. EDWIN BACASMAS

MANILA, Philippines—Walk the talk. The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said it practices what it preaches as it educates its people first before promoting an awareness campaign on the deadly Ebola virus, according to PRC secretary general Gwendolyn Pang. Pang made the statement before more than 100 PRC chapter heads during the opening of a two-day […]

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Safety tips during a typhoon

Emergency contact information to remember for typhoon Ruby

MANILA, Philippines–While government agencies prepare for the effects of Typhoon “Ruby,” which is expected to hit the Philippines on Saturday evening, residents on the path of the storm may find these safety tips useful. Issued last year by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), these set of guidelines remain relevant and useful. The state weather bureau’s […]

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tips, reminders on how to survive typhoons before, during, after

InquirerSeven typhoon preparedness tips

Here are very practical tips and timely reminders to prepare for a storm from Plan
International, Philippine Red Cross and the Official Gazette:

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC movie tickets up by P1 in Nov., Jan., Feb.

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MANILA, Philippines–For three months, moviegoers in Quezon City will be charged an additional P1 which will go to the programs and projects of three national organizations.   Mayor Herbert Bautista, chair of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Quezon City Council, earlier signed three ordinances imposing the P1 hike in movie tickets in November, […]

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »