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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

Benguet schools need relocation, rehabilitation

Officials of the Department of Education-Benguet said that two public schools in Itogon town need urgent relocation while 36 others need immediate rehabilitation work after Typhoon Ompong ravaged Luzon in September......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Ucab folk struggle to survive

After Typhoon Ompong, news on the tragic landslide, the relief and assistance from government and private institutions and the DENR's closure order field the the airwaves. Two months after the disaster, the people of Itogon continue to face the hardships brought not only by Ompong but by the national government's lack of comprehensive action to resolve the people's safety and economic wellbeing. These are some of their day-to-day struggles to survive that remain unknown to the public......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Ompong’s Wrath

Each time strong typhoon and passes, farmers tilling the lands on the banks of the Abra River lose their crops and land because of flooding. When Typhoon Ompong struck Ilocos Sur, among those hardest hit is the upland town of Quirino. While farmers in the coastal areas lost their harvest, farmers from Brgys. Patungcaleo, Namitpit and a number from Legleg lost both their crops and farms when Abra River overflowed. But “Ompong” is not the sole culprit, man-made conditions like large-scale mining and government neglect are contributory to this problem. Watch and listen to their stories......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

USOK: Small Scale Miners’ Livelihood in Peril

On September 17, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu issued a ban on pocket mining in the Cordillera. The directive is Cimatu’s response after a massive landslide hit the mining town of Itogon at the height of Typhoon Ompong. More than a month after, thousands of families continue to look for alternative livelihood, with some already burried in debts. Small scale miners explain why the uplanned DENR order to close their operations is not fair and worst than the disaster brought by Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

SSS accepts calamity loan applications of Ompong victims in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Nov 9 (PIA) -- Social Security System (SSS) Tarlac Branch continues to accept calamity loan application of members and pensioners that were affected by typhoon "Ompong."Tarlac B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

SSS accepts calamity loan applications of Ompong victims in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Nov 9 (PIA) -- Social Security System (SSS) Tarlac Branch continues to accept calamity loan application of members and pensioners that were affected by typhoon "Ompong."Tarlac B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

SSS-Tabuk accepting calamity loan applications

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 29 (PIA) --The Social Security System (SSS)- Tabuk Service Office is now accepting calamity loan application to members affected by typhoon 'Ompong'.Charity Sacki o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

RDC conducts economic forum for Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct .31(PIA) -- In continuing efforts to help individuals and families to recover from the effects of Typhoon Ompong, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) Sectoral Com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

SSS-Tabuk accepting calamity loan applications

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 29 (PIA) --The Social Security System (SSS)- Tabuk Service Office is now accepting calamity loan application to members affected by typhoon 'Ompong'.Charity Sacki o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

RDC conducts economic forum for Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct .31(PIA) — In continuing efforts to help individuals and families to recover from the effects of Typhoon Ompong, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) Sectoral Com Source link link: RDC conducts economic forum for Itogon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

RDC conducts economic forum for Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct .31(PIA) -- In continuing efforts to help individuals and families to recover from the effects of Typhoon Ompong, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) Sectoral Com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Ompong victims says no assistance yet from Baguio City government

Victims of typhoon Ompong in Baguio City whose houses were destroyed complain of not receiving any assistance......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

GSIS allots P11-B loan for typhoon victims

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has allotted P11 billion in emergency loan for its members affected by Typhoon Ompong and Tropical Depression Karding......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Gov says Rosita brought more damage to infrastructure than Ompong

Typhoon Rosita may have caused more damage to infrastructure in Isabela than Typhoon Ompong, Governor Faustino Dy III said on Tuesday. Source link link: Gov says Rosita brought more damage to infrastructure than Ompong.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Gov says Rosita caused worse damage to infra in Isabela than Ompong

Typhoon Rosita may have caused more damage to infrastructure in Isabela than Typhoon Ompong, Governor Faustino Dy III said on Tuesday. Source link link: Gov says Rosita caused worse damage to infra in Isabela than Ompong.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

PGIS: We are prepared for “Rosita”

The Province of Ilocos Sur is still recovering from the destruction brought by Typhoon Ompong. Despite this situation, the provincial leadership assured the populace of the local government’s readiness for Typhoon Rosita (International name: Yutu)......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

The struggles of mining communities in Itogon

By LULU JIMENEZ www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Blamed for their own misfortune in the wake of Typhoon Ompong, pocket mining communities in Itogon have been the subject of recent government efforts to either close their mines or bring their operations under control. Itogon’s mining communities have been struggling to defend ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018