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UPLB students take part in typhoon relief missions

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A RESIDENT of Los Baños, Laguna province, looks at what is left of his house after strong winds brought by Typhoon “Glenda” on July 16 destroyed it. CLIFFORD NUÑEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

Weeks before the school opening, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) have been busy sorting and packing donated clothes, goods and other materials intended for the victims of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun), which wreaked havoc on several communities in Southern Luzon.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Threat of storm surge can’t dampen town’s festive mood

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It was the eve of the town fiesta in Magallanes, a coastal town, on Tuesday and the townsfolk, mostly fishermen, were reluctant to leave their homes despite the threats of a storm surge brought by typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) that was expected to make a landfall in Sorsogon province in the afternoon.

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

Residents in Quezon’s coastal areas brace for storm surge

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Residents along the coastal municipalities of Gumaca, Guinayangan, Plaridel, San Narciso, Atimonan, Buenavista, Calauag and Quezon have been warned of possible storm surges in their areas as typhoon “Glenda” has been predicted to hit the province Tuesday evening, said Henry Buzar, officer of Quezon’s Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

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

Possible storm surge prompts evacuation in Quezon

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Authorities on Tuesday started evacuating families living in the coastal municipalities of Quezon province amid possible storm surges due to Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun).

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

Naga City orders evacuation in 3 low-lying villages as threat of flood rises

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City Mayor John Bongat on Tuesday morning directed the forced evacuation of residents in three low-lying areas in this city, which would likely be flooded by heavy rains to be brought by typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun), which was expected to hit Camarines Sur in the afternoon.

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

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