By Germelina Lacorte
“I think God was somewhere else when the typhoon hit,” Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday night after a daylong visit to Tacloban where he saw the streets littered with dead people, and survivors foraging for food, three days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international codename: Haiyan) barreled through the Visayas.
CEBU will remain under a “state of calamity.” Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said this after visiting the northern towns of the province which were the hardest hit by supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan). Parts of Cebu were under storm signal number 4 when Yolanda passed through the country Friday and left a trail of [...]
Cebuanos woke up yesterday to a powerful earthquake at 8:12 a.m. whose rumbles continued off and on till evening. The magnitude 7.2 quake caused the bell tower of the century-old Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to collapse and destroyed several heritage coral stone churches in Cebu and Bohol, as well as damaged commercial buildings and [...]
By Leilanie Adriano
Ilocos Norte officials on Sunday declared the province under a state of calamity after strong winds and heavy rain accompanying Typhoon “Odette” destroyed more than P22 million worth of crops, roads, bridges and dikes.
By Frances Mangosing
, Julliane Love De Jesus
Marikina has been placed under a state of calamity on Wednesday following floods caused by storm-enhanced monsoon rains, the city government said in its Twitter account.
By Niña Calleja
Pasay City has been placed under a state of calamity following the heavy rains enhanced by tropical storm “Maring” that caused floods since Sunday.
By Niña Calleja
The municipality of Pateros was placed under a state of calamity after all of its 10 barangays (villages) have been submerged in floods.
Heavy rain since Saturday flooded towns in several provinces in central and northern Luzon, prompting authorities to evacuate people, especially those living along waterways.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Laguna province has been placed under a state of calamity Monday after tropical storm Maring brought heavy flooding and torrential rains to most parts of the province.
The Barangay Council of Kamputhaw will hold an emergency session today to determine whether a declaration of a state of calamity is needed because of the fire that razed 10 houses in the barangay last Saturday evening.
The province of Aklan has been placed under a state of calamity due to flooding brought by Tropical Storm “Quinta.”
By Felipe Celino
A state of calamity has been declared in 11 towns of Capiz that suffered from flooding at the height of Typhoon “Quinta.”
By Joey Gabieta
More than two weeks after Tropical Storm “Ofel” hit this city, the council declared a state of calamity to allow the city government to use its calamity funds to help the families who suffered losses during the storm.