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Leave danger zones, Itogon villagers told as another typhoon looms

ITOGON, Benguet --- Some families heeded the order to evacuate three communities here tagged as "danger zones" due to the threat of more rains this week from Typhoon "Paeng," Mayor Victorio Palangdan said on Sunday. Paeng (international name: Trami) is expected to affect on Friday extreme northern Luzon, particularly Batanes and the Babuyan group of islands, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Pagasa forecasters do not expect the typhoon to make landfall, but they warn of possible flash floods or landslides in the rest of the country, including Metro Manila, caused by scattered light to moderate and at times heavy rains br...Keep on reading: Leave danger zones, Itogon villagers told as another typhoon looms.....»»

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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.....»»

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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......»»

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Typhoon Paeng now in PAR, landfall unlikely

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The typhoon with the international name Trami entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday, September 23, becoming the country's 16th tropical cyclone for 2018. It ........»»

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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......»»

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Typhoon Trami enters PAR, named Paeng

PAGASA said the typhoon is not likely to make landfall in any part of the country......»»

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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.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News16 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

PAGASA: Typhoon Trami to enter PAR today, to be named Paeng

PAGASA said the typhoon is not likely to make landfall in any part of the country. Source link link: PAGASA: Typhoon Trami to enter PAR today, to be named 'Paeng'.....»»

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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.....»»

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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......»»

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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 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

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 […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

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.....»»

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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.....»»

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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......»»

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

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

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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.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

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.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

The good school

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

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News