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‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead

A week after devastating Northern Luzon, Typhoon Ompong left 114 dead in the region and other parts of the country, with dozens still missing. Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, commander of the military’s Northern Luzon Command, on Sunday said 48 bodies have been recovered by authorities in Barangay Ucab, Itogon, Benguet, where a bunkhouse collapsed last [...] The post ‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netSep 23rd, 2018

‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead

A week after devastating Northern Luzon, Typhoon Ompong left 114 dead in the region and other parts of the country, with dozens still missing. Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, commander of the military’s Northern Luzon Command, on Sunday said 48 bodies have been recovered by authorities in Barangay Ucab, Itogon, Benguet, where a bunkhouse collapsed last [...] The post ‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

& lsquo;Ompong& rsquo; leaves 59 dead

& lsquo;Ompong& rsquo; leaves 59 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

LOOK: Team Lakay gives back to the victims of Typhoon Ompong in Benguet

La Trinidad, Benguet-based MMA stable Team Lakay joined in on the relief efforts as they helped give back to the victims of Typhooon Ompong. The Cordilleras were one of the hardest hit by Ompong, which made landfall in September, which left around 78 people dead and even more affected, especially in the municipality of Itogon.  Team Lakay stars including former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard Folayang, reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Geje Eustaquio, reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua Pacio, reigning ONE Interim Bantamweight World Champion Kevin Belingon, Danny Kingad, and head coach Mark Sangiao were all in attendance, as the team dropped off relief goods at the Philippine Red Cross.  Pacio and Kingad, who both had fights a week after the destructive typhoon, dedicated their victories to their brothers and sisters in the Cordilleras who are still in need of assistance.  (READ: Team Lakay boys dedicate wins to victims of Typhoon Ompong).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Editorial: Soundbytes and the blame game

On the disaster left by Ompong in northern luzon and in the Visayas that was drenched too by the torrential rains that the typhoon pulled along its way across the islands. As of today the Cordillera reports 83 deaths mostly in Benguet province and from Cebu 14 dead. The President and his “men” made the rounds of the disaster battered town centers in the north and also in the Visayas......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Typhoon Ompong leaves at least P2.65 billion in school damage

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) said the initial cost of damage to schools affected by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) has reached an initial P2.65 billion nearly a week since the onslaught of the deadly typhoon. Data from DepEd showed 1,115 schools were totally damaged, while 1,804 schools suffered “major ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Typhoon Ompong leaves at least P2.65 billion in school damage - Rappler

Typhoon Ompong leaves at least P2.65 billion in school damage - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

New Philippine Landslide Leaves Six Dead, Dozens Missing

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Six people were killed and dozens are missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

New Philippine Landslide Leaves Six Dead, Dozens Missing

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Six people were killed and dozens are missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Ompong death toll anticipated to be over 100; US sends aid

THE DEATH toll in the Philippines from typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers dig through a landslide where dozens are presumed dead, authorities said Wednesday. The post Ompong death toll anticipated to be over 100; US sends aid appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Itogon landslides: We still consider this a rescue operation

MANILA, Philippines – It has been 4 days since Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) triggered landslides in Itogon, Benguet on Saturday morning, September 15, leaving at least 46 dead and 60 missing . In Barangay Ucab, where a major landslide occurred, authorities are still hoping to find survivors in what they refused to call a retrieval operation. "I reported ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Typhoon Ompong leaves nearly 76,000 homes damaged in Cagayan

CAGAYAN, Philippines – Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) left nearly 76,000 houses damaged in Cagayan province, where it first hit land in the wee hours of Saturday, September 15. In a report, the Cagayan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) said 10,528 houses were totally damaged, while 65,408 houses were partially damaged. The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

66 dead, 66 missing in Cordilleras after Typhoon Ompong – CRDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines – The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) reported Tuesday, evening, September 10, that there were 66 dead and 66 missing as a result of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). The CRDRRMC, in its 10 pm update, listed the following numbers for the dead and missing in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Mangkhut leaves trail of destruction in Philippines

MANILA: Officials on Sunday expressed fear that the death toll from the destructive fury of typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) could soar to more than 50, mainly due to landslides, even a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

& apos;Ompong& apos; leaves P14B in damage to crops, livestock - Manila Bulletin

'Ompong' leaves P14B in damage to crops, livestock - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Typhoon Ompong leaves at least P2.8 billion in agricultural damage

MANILA, Philippines – Office of Civil Defense Spokesperson Edgar Posadas said the damage to agriculture from Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) has reached an estimated P2.8 billion in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as of Monday, September 17. But the cost is likely to increase, he said, as the National Disaster Risk ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Cordillera, 54 dead in Ompong’s rage

BAGUIO CITY — In a breaking news, initial data gathered today, Sunday September 16, on the aftermath of yesterdy’s weather disturbance that battered thru northern Luzon, typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) left 54 dead in the Cordillera, 49 missing and 33 injured......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

DENR suspends mining in Cordillera region

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources chief has ordered the stoppage of illegal small-scale mining activities in the Cordillera Administrative Region after scores of miners are feared dead due to landslides triggered by typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Ompong left 25 dead, dozens trapped in Benguet landslide - Inquirer.net

Ompong left 25 dead, dozens trapped in Benguet landslide - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

100 miners feared buried

Nearly 100 people are feared dead in a landslide that buried a mining shelter in Itogon, Benguet during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Published @ 3:34 p.m., Sept. 16, 2018 | Updated @ 12:14 p.m., Sept. 17, 2018 HONG KONG --- Typhoon "Mangkhut" barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines (where it was known as "Ompong') with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port, state media reported. It threatened to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hong Kong in nearly two decades. "Prepare for the worst," Hong Kong Security Minist...Keep on reading: Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018