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MMDA to deploy 1,300 personnel to Feast of Black Nazarene

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Wednesday that it would deploy some 1,300 personnel to help the Manila City government during the Feast of the Black Nazarene next week. In a text message, MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said that the agency would start deployment of its manpower on Friday (January 5), including first aid teams, to the [...] The post MMDA to deploy 1,300 personnel to Feast of Black Nazarene appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJan 3rd, 2018

Philippine Red Cross prepares for Traslacion 2018

MANILA, Jan. 8 - The Philippine Red Cross' (PRC) personnel, volunteers, ambulances, and rescue vehiclesare nowready and preparedfor the Feast of the Black Nazarene orTraslacion 2018. PRC is all setto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Philippine Red Cross prepares for Traslacion 2018

MANILA, Jan. 8 - The Philippine Red Cross' (PRC) personnel, volunteers, ambulances, and rescue vehiclesare nowready and preparedfor the Feast of the Black Nazarene orTraslacion 2018. PRC is all setto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

AFP to deploy 1K+ troops in procession

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will deploy more than 1,000 troops to secure devotees at the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday January 9. This was according to Brig. Gen. Allan Arojado, Commander of Joint Task Force-National Capital Region ( NCR) of the Philippine National Police.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

AFP to deploy over 1,000 troops for Nazareno 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will deploy more than 1,000 soldiers to help secure devotees joining the procession for the  Feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday, January 9. The AFP’s Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF NCR) will tap its Joint Task Group (JTG) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Police to deploy drones, snipers for Traslacion 2018

MANILA, Philippines – To ensure the safety of devotees during Traslacion 2018, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will deploy drones and snipers to monitor the procession during the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday, January 9. "This year, we will be deploying drones in all high-rise buildings and in all ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

PNP to deploy snipers for Black Nazarene

The Philippine National Police will position some of its snipers in high-rise structures to scan for threats to the Black Nazarene feast on January 9. "This year, we will be deploying sa [in] high-rise buildings. We will also be deploying drones in all segments," National Capital Region Police Office chief Police Director Oscar Albayalde said in a press briefing Friday. One company or about a hundred troops from the Special Action Force composed of snipers, EOD, and SWAT teams will be deployed from the evening of January 8 to the early morning of January 10. A total of 5,613 police forces and augmentation from the military will be sent out to secure the largest gathering of ...Keep on reading: PNP to deploy snipers for Black Nazarene.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Gun, liquor ban in effect from Jan 8-10 for Feast of Black Nazarene

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) will impose a gun and liquor ban in Manila from January 8 to January 10 for the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene. The gun ban will mean the temporary suspension of permits to carry firearms, except for uniformed personnel, from midnight of January to 8 to midnight of January 10, Chief Supt. Joel Coronel of the [...] The post Gun, liquor ban in effect from Jan 8-10 for Feast of Black Nazarene appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Over 6,000 policemen to be deployed to Feast of Black Nazarene on Jan 9

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) will deploy 5,000 cops for the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9 in Manila, an official said on Tuesday. Supt. Erwin Margarejo, Manila Police District (MPD) spokesman, said the number would be on top of the 1,500 additional forces from nearby regions who would secure the procession or the [...] The post Over 6,000 policemen to be deployed to Feast of Black Nazarene on Jan 9 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

EPD to deploy more cops for Black Nazarene feast, parade - Inquirer.net

EPD to deploy more cops for Black Nazarene feast, parade - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 7th, 2017

MMDA, PNP, AFP gear up for Feast of the Black Nazarene - Manila Bulletin

MMDA, PNP, AFP gear up for Feast of the Black Nazarene - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Police conducts early inspection of Traslacion 2019 route

  Authorities have started inspecting the route of the Black Nazarene Traslacion 2019, two months before the feast and procession of the image on January 9.   The Manila police conducted the early ocular inspection on Wednesday of the Quirino Grandstand grounds where the image of the Black Nazarene would be brought on the eve of its feast day.   Aside from the Quirino Grandstand, police also inspected the route where the "andas" (carriage) of the Black Nazarene image would be traversing as it goes back to the Quiapo Church from the grandstand during the Traslacion or "passage,"   Devotees of the Black Nazarene from across the country gather in Qui...Keep on reading: Police conducts early inspection of Traslacion 2019 route.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

1,400 MMDA personnel to secure annual ADB meet

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) saidon Mondaythat it would deploy more than 1,400 personnel for the 51st Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting of Governors.   MMDA Deputy Chairman Frisco San Juan said that about 1,474 personnel have been tasked to help in managing the traffic flow and provide assistance during the ADB event that was set onMay 2 to May 6.   The Task Group Traffic Management would be in charge of maintaining traffic where the delegates of ADB would pass through during the four-day meeting.   San Juan also noted that no road closure would be made during the weeklong event, but stop-and-go schemes would be implement...Keep on reading: 1,400 MMDA personnel to secure annual ADB meet.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

MMDA reactivates ‘Oplan Mass’ for Lenten break

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will reactivate starting on Wednesday Oplan Metro Alalay Semana Santa (Oplan Mass) to ensure the safety of motorists and commuters this Lenten break. Jojo Garcia, acting general manager of MMDA, said the agency would deploy a total of 1,854 personnel composed of traffic enforcers, roadside clearing group, anti-jaywalking, road safety and [...] The post MMDA reactivates ‘Oplan Mass’ for Lenten break appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Weekly Reflections: Making images of God

January 9 is the Feast of the Black Nazarene. Year after year devotees from various places and from all walks of life flock to Quiapo Church to join in the celebration. They say this is their panata (vow) before God for the miraculous healing and other blessings they received. Since God answered their prayers and gave them what they wanted, they ought to fulfill their panata (vow) not only to thank God but in order to receive more blessings from God......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Philippine Red Cross Assists 1,906 Devotees During Traslacion 2018

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) attended to a total of 1,906 devotees with minor and major injuries during this year’s Traslacion, the culmination of the celebration of the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene. Seven patients were immediately transported by Red Cross ambulances to hospitals near the area for advanced medical attention, including a 17-year […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Huge Philippine religious procession secured tightly amid terror fears

Filipino Roman Catholic devotees wave towels as they jostle to get closer and kiss the image of the Black Nazarene in a raucous procession to celebrate its feast day January 9 in Manila. (AP)........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Black Nazarene feast yields 75 truckloads of garbage—Manila gov’t

    About 75 truckloads of garbage were collected by the Manila City government's Department of Public Services (DPS) andthe Manila Cleanup Task Force during the "Pahalik" and the Traslacion procession of the image of the Black Nazarene thisyear. The garbage left by millions of Nazarene devotees in 2018 weighed about 385 tons and filled 75 trucks, according to Manilapublic information officer Bambi Purisima. Purisima said this year's number was bigger than the amount of garbage recorded in 2017, saying it was 11% higher than last year's 65truckloads of waste that weighed 341 tons. In addition, Purisima said 20 truckloads of garbage were collected during the B...Keep on reading: Black Nazarene feast yields 75 truckloads of garbage—Manila gov’t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Grateful hearts in Quiapo: Not asking for more, God has given us much

A woman who had just given birth to a healthy baby was in Quiapo Church on Tuesday for the Feast of the Black Nazarene. But Maribel Bonavente, 26, was there not to ask for anything but to give thanks for the “many good things,” as she has done for the past five years. #BeFullyInformed Grateful… link: Grateful hearts in Quiapo: Not asking for more, God has given us much.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Boholanos climb mountain to show devotion to Black Nazarene

GARCIA HERNANDEZ, Bohol --- Devotion to the Black Nazarene is not only confined to those who flock to Quiapo in Manila every Jan. 9. Hundreds of pilgrims and devotees in Bohol province climbed the mountain in this town to ask to be healed and give thanks on the feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday. Rosalinda Huertas, 66, walked at least 3 km to visit the chapel and offer prayers. Huertas, who suffered from pneumonia last week, believed that the Black Nazarene played a big role in healing her sickness. Edward Guyano, 43, was also emotional when he visited the place. He visited the mountain two years ago before he had a stroke last year. Guyano said the Black Nazare...Keep on reading: Boholanos climb mountain to show devotion to Black Nazarene.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Zero casualties, hundreds injured in Nazareno 2018

MANILA, Philippines – More good news rained upon the Philippine Catholic Church as no deaths were recorded during the Feast of the Black Nazarene held from January 9 to 10. This deathless tally was released by the Manila Police District (MPD) on the early hours of January 10, when ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018