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7 areas placed under state of calamity

Motorists speed past fallen trees along a highway as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on July 16 as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least one life and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Due to the devastation wrought by Typhoon Glenda, the Philippine Information Agency reported that the following areas in Southern Luzon and Metro Manila have been place under a state of calamity:

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

State of calamity declared in Camarines Norte


The province of Camarines Norte was placed under a state of calamity as Typhoon “Glenda” sliced through the Bicol region Tuesday night.

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

Calamity state declared in South Cotabato town

A state of calamity has been declared in Tupi town, South Cotabato province, following flash floods and a waterspout that destroyed communities there some two weeks ago.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

No state of calamity in Maguindanao, NDRRMC clarifies


After reports of a state of calamity being raised in Maguindanao made its rounds in social media, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Tuesday said that there was no such declarations for the province.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

In North Cotabato town, forced evacuation seen

Arakan north cotabato

The municipal government of Arakan, North Cotabato, plans to forcibly evacuate residents living near creeks, mountain slopes and rivers to avoid the loss of lives and property.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »