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DENR gives cash-for-work to reforest typhoon-hit areas

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started offering cash-for-work to people in communities to reforest areas ravaged by Typhoon “Pablo.”

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 20

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Aerial photo taken shows villages in Iloilo province that were flooded due to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Quinta". Photo courtesy of the Office of Civil Defense-Western Visayas

The death toll from Tropical Storm “Quinta”(international codename: Wukong) that hit the Visayas on Christmas Day has risen to 20, with more than 20,000 others left homeless, the government said Sunday.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aklan placed under state of calamity

The province of Aklan has been placed under a state of calamity due to flooding brought by Tropical Storm “Quinta.”

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Thousands still in evac centers

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Aerial photo taken shows villages in Iloilo province that were flooded due to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Quinta". Photo courtesy of the Office of Civil Defense-Western Visayas

The floodwaters brought by Tropical Storm “Quinta,” which inundated more than 20 towns in Western Visayas, have subsided, but close to 14,000 families still remain in evacuation centers, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Saturday.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 17; crop damage placed at P124M

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The death toll from Tropical Storm “Quinta” that hit central Philippines on Christmas Day climbed to 17 on Friday as authorities began surveying the damage to thousands of hectares of farmlands.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quinta slows, causes little damage to Cebu

There was only slight damage in north Cebu, mostly flattened banana plants, and no deaths reported when tropical storm “Quinta” , the last typhoon of the year, weakened at noon yesterday.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Quinta strands over 5,000; exits today

Nearly 5,750 passengers and 82 interisland vessels were stranded at Manila’s North Harbor and 11 other major ports in Bicol, the Visayas, and northern Mindanao due to tropical storm Quinta (international code name: Wukong).

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Some nat’l road in S. Leyte, E. Samar, Agusan Sur impassable – DPWH

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Some portions of the national roads in Southern Leyte, Eastern Samar and Agusan del Sur that were damaged by tropical storm “Quinta” have been closed to vehicular traffic, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Some nat’l roads in S. Leyte, E. Samar, Agusan Sur impassable – DPWH

Department of Public Works and Highways

Some portions of the national roads in Southern Leyte, Eastern Samar and Agusan del Sur that were damaged by tropical storm “Quinta” have been closed to vehicular traffic, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ grounds sea vessels, strands passengers in Cebu

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Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Cebu on Wednesday as sea vessels were grounded due to tropical storm Quinta.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ now just a tropical depression

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Tropical cyclone “Quinta” (international name: Wukong) has weakened into a tropical depression as it continued to hover Western Visayas, the state weather bureau said midday Wednesday.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quinta’ leaves over 5,000 passengers stranded

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Tropical storm Quinta (international name Wukong) has left over 5,000 passengers stranded in several ports nationwide, the Philippine Coast Guard said early Wednesday.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quinta’ makes landfall in Leyte

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 12:00am., 26 December 2012

Tropical Storm “Quinta” has made landfall over Abuyog, Leyte around 12 midnight, according the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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