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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: philstar philstarSep 22nd, 2018

WB loan available for recovery effort

The government can tap a $500-million loan from the World Bank to rehabilitate areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong, the Finance department said on Tuesday. “Should the President declare a state of calamity, we will be able to access a $500 million loan from the World Bank at very favorable terms and interest rates,” Finance Secretary Carlos [...] The post WB loan available for recovery effort appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Ompong

Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) prompted officials to place devastated areas under a state of calamity after the typhoon affected more than 250,000 people  in 7 regions, and killed at least 25 .  Here is a list of areas placed under a state of calamity ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

NPA rebels will help typhoon victims, says CPP

LUCENA CITY --- The Communist Party of the Philippines on Saturday announced that its armed wing, the New People's Army, will help people in areas devastated by Typhoon "Ompong" (internationally known as "Mangkhut"). "Units of the New People's Army (NPA) and all revolutionary forces in North and Central Luzon, as well as in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, are geared to carry out rescue, relief and rehabilitation work for millions of people whose homes and livelihood were ravaged by strong winds and rains brought about by typhoon Ompong," the CPP said in a statement. The group said local command of communist guerillas in the next few days would "concentrate primarily in civic ac...Keep on reading: NPA rebels will help typhoon victims, says CPP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Duterte declares state of calamity in CAR, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon

MANILA, Philippines – To aid relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas struck by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut), President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of calamity in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon. He signed Proclamation No. 593 on Tuesday, September 25, but the document was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Trillanes Returns to Senate After Posting Bail

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday returned to the Senate after posting a PHP200,000 bail in connection with the arrest warrant earlier issued by a Makati court over his participation in the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege. In an interview, Trillanes said he is not yet ready to go home “unless this issue has been formally […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Shipment of Bukidnon vegetables to Manila delayed due to bad weather

TALAKAG, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 20 Sept) — The shipment of 20 tons of vegetables to Manila supposedly on Thursday afternoon to augment its supply and help stabilize the prices of vegetables there following typhoon ‘Ompong,’  has been delayed due to bad weather in Northern Mindanao. Roxana Hojas, Assistant Director of the Department of Agriculture in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Philippines to tap $500-million World Bank loan for Ompong aid

The Department of Finance is ready to tap a standby credit line from the World Bank to support disaster recovery efforts following the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, once the President declares a state of calamity in the affected areas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Negligent mayors face sanctions

More than 10 mayors face sanctions for defying an order to be in their respective areas of responsibility days before and during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government. Bernarco Florece Jr., Interior undersecretary for peace and order, said in a press briefing that they have identified [...] The post Negligent mayors face sanctions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Sen. Bam to gov t: Bilhin ang Storm Damaged Palay

September 18, 2018. Sen. Bam Aquino urged President Duterte to order the National Food Authority (NFA) to purchase Storm-Damaged Palay (SDP) from farmers in areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong as a way to help them and the families get back on their feet. “Sana po tugunan ng Pangulo ang hinaing ng mga magsasaka at… Source… link: Sen. Bam to gov't: Bilhin ang 'Storm Damaged Palay'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

‘Ompong’ disables 14 electric cooperatives

FOURTEEN electric cooperatives in the Philippines have minimal to no power supply following the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut), the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said on Monday. The affected power co-ops include Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Isabela I Electric Cooperative, Inc.; La Union Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Cagayan 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Cagayan [...] The post ‘Ompong’ disables 14 electric cooperatives appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

LIST: Foreign aid for Philippines after Typhoon Ompong

Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Foreign aid began pouring in after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) devastated the Philippines, killing at least 30 people and affecting more than 250,000 other Filipinos.  Here is a list of countries donating to the Philippines after Ompong: Australia Australia ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, September 17

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, September 17, in the wake of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) . Cagayan Valley Cagayan province ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte to visit Ompong-stricken areas

Malacañang on Saturday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte would visit areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong. Source link link: Duterte to visit Ompong-stricken areas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

29 areas still under warning signals due to Ompong

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom .  MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) maintained its strength and speed early Saturday afternoon, September 15, with 29 areas still under Signal Nos. 1, 2, and 3. In a bulletin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Caritas sends initial P1 million for areas hit by Ompong

MANILA, Philippines – Caritas Manila, the social action arm of the Archdiocese of Manila, sent an initial P1 million ($18,400) in aid for areas hit by Typhoom Ompong (Mangkhut). Caritas Manila shared this information on its Facebook page Saturday afternoon, September 15, after it was initially reported ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

2,335 families in Pangasinan evacuated due to Typhoon Ompong

MANILA, Philippines – At least 2,335 families in 26 areas in Pangasinan were evacuated due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). According to a report by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Office (PDRMMO), these families, which total to about 9,507 individuals, are temporarily seeking refuge from strong ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

DSWD needs volunteers to help repack relief goods

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) needs volunteers to help repack relief goods for people in areas affected by Typhoon "Ompong" (international known as Mangkhut). "The DSWD is in need of volunteers for the repacking of relief goods at the DSWD National Resource Operations Center, Brgy. 195, Chapel Road, Pasay City, in time for the relief operations on the effects of Typhoon Ompong," the DSWD said in a post on its Twitter account on Saturday. The volunteers should be ready to spend four hours way for orientation and deployment -- with breaks. They should wear comfortable clothing and closed shoes. They would bring snacks or packed meals as food provis...Keep on reading: DSWD needs volunteers to help repack relief goods.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Heavy rainfall will continue hit Metro Manila, nearby areas – Pagasa

Heavy rainfall will continue to hit Metro Manila and nearby provinces on Saturday evening, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) At 9 p.m. on Saturday, Pagasa also predicted rainfall in the next three hours in the Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Pampanga, Cavite and Rizal. Pagasa said the Typhoon "Ompong" (internationally known as "Mangkhut") was moving 25 kph northwest of Laoag City with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph with a gustiness reaching up to 195 kph. /atm...Keep on reading: Heavy rainfall will continue hit Metro Manila, nearby areas – Pagasa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

423,000 households hit by power interruptions

ABOUT 430,000 customers of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) were hit by power interruptions because of Typhoon Ompong. “Currently, due to the effects of Typhoon Ompong, around 430,000 customers are affected by service interruptions across our franchise area as of 10 a.m.,” Meralco spokesman Joe Zaldarriaga said on Saturday. Certain areas in need of restoration work [...] The post 423,000 households hit by power interruptions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Signal No. 4 lifted but Typhoon Ompong threat not over

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom .  MANILA, Philippines – Signal No. 4 was lifted late Saturday morning, September 15, but 29 areas remain under Signal Nos. 1, 2, and 3 due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018