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Stunning but scary: Typhoon Ompong as seen from space

Seasoned weather observers have called it a "beast" of a cyclone with a large diameter enough to cover the major island of Luzon and a portion of central Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 14th, 2018

The story behind NDRRMC’s Intelligent Operations Center

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council’s Intelligent Operations Center is being praised and admired by Filipinos after photos of it were shared on social media during the aftermath of Typhoon “Ompong.” Some compared the facilities to that of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mission Control Center.   Mukhang NASA diba? Ito ang […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Tolentino seeks complete rehab for Itogon, passage of land use act

Secretary Francis Tolentino, presidential adviser on political affairs, on Sunday called on Congress to pass the National Land Use Act in response to a landslide that killed more than 60 people in Itogon town in Benguet. Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte had designated Tolentino as his “conduit” for the preparations and disaster response to Typhoon “Ompong,”… link: Tolentino seeks complete rehab for Itogon, passage of land use act.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News4 min. ago

‘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 News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Letters: Serve The People Brigade thanks friends and donors

Greetings! Sharing with you an update report on the support extended by the Cordillera Peoples Alliance, Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services, and other members and volunteers of the Serve the People Brigade - Cordillera Disaster Response Network to communities heavily affected by typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Aboitiz Foundation gives aid to over 3,000 Ompong victims

Photo from Aboitiz Foundation The Aboitiz Foundation has offered relief worth P3.7 million to more than 3,000 families in Northern Luzon who were affected by typhoon 'Ompong' (internation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Trami intensifies into a typhoon, moves closer to PH

Tropical cyclone Trami has intensified into a typhoon as it hurtled towards the Philippines on Sunday, about a week after Typhoon Ompong slammed into the agricultural north, the state weather bureau said. Source link link: Trami intensifies into a typhoon, moves closer to PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News12 hr. 30 min. ago

Price spikes expected in Ompong aftermath

The rise in consumer prices further accelerated this month after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, prompting the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to deliver stronger monetary action this week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Death toll in Itogon, Benguet now at 69

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The death toll in Itogon, Benguet has climbed to 69, Cordillera regional police said on Saturday, September 22. Chief Superintendent Rolando Nana said in an update sent to reporters that of the total number of fatalities in Itogon town due to Typhoon Ompong, 44 were from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 30 min. ago

Caritas supports ‘Ompong’ victims

Caritas Manila is not stopping its distribution of aid following the onslaught of typhoon Ompong in many parts of the country recently, especially in Northern Luzon. According to Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual, Executive Director of Caritas Manila, in addition to the relief operation of Caritas Damayan, an estimated P6 six million for rehabilitation including […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News20 hr. 43 min. ago

NFA to release more rice for Ompong victims

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) is releasing more rice for the victims of Typhoon Ompong."With the damage being so severe, particularly among farmers in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News21 hr. 43 min. ago

NFA to release more rice for Ompong victims

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) is releasing more rice for the victims of Typhoon Ompong."With the damage being so severe, particularly among farmers in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Zambo peninsula ready to supply fish to Manila, areas devastated by Ompong

Western Mindanao is ready to supply different types of fish to Metro Manila and parts of Luzon devastated by typhoon Ompong, a fishery official said here......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

NEDA: Declare a state of calamity in Ompong-hit regions

Inflation fears after Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

14-ton wedding cake shared by Baguio residents

  BAGUIO CITY --- A 14-ton, 24-foot high wedding cake, touted as the largest yet was shared by hundreds of city residents at a mall on Saturday as part of this year's Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Week, an annual showcase of skills and food trends in the summer capital. The four-tiered cake, baked with chocolate, vanilla, banana, and carrot flavors, was unveiled alongside a mass wedding for 43 couples which Baguio Mayor Mauricio Domogan officiated. The event, organized by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB), was held a week after the mountain city was slammed by Typhoon "Ompong" on Sept. 15. The cake cost P800,000 and took chefs and bakers five days...Keep on reading: 14-ton wedding cake shared by Baguio residents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Ompong fund drive: P400,000

Operation Damayan, The Philippine STAR’s social arm, yesterday received additional donations from kindhearted readers seeking to reach out to families in typhoon-hit areas in Northern Luzon. Source link link: Ompong fund drive: P400,000.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

The good school

Following the onslaught of typhoon Ompong, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed that the government cannot always use public schools as shelters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Avenues for stronger Philippines-Japan linkages

In light of the devastation brought forth by Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of victims and sympathize with all those who were affected......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Declare state of calamity in 4 regions, Duterte asked

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is recommending the declaration of a state of calamity in four regions battered by Typhoon Ompong, according to the National Economic and Development Authority......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Ompong fund drive: P400,000

Operation Damayan, The Philippine STAR’s social arm, yesterday received additional donations from kindhearted readers seeking to reach out to families in typhoon-hit areas in Northern Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

2 more bodies recovered in Itogon landslide

Two more bodies were recovered yesterday, bringing the total to 31 fatalities dug up by rescuers since the landslide buried a mining shelter in Itogon, Benguet during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong last weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018