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NMP acquires new training simulator

The NMP pursued the procurement of one (1) unit Class “A” Full Mission Engine Room Simulator funded from the insurance proceeds from the GSIS relative to the destruction brought by the Super Typhoon “Yolanda” in 2013......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2020Related News

Japan suffers worst economic slump in 5 years

TOKYO, Japan – Japan has suffered its worst quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) contraction in more than 5 years, with a tax hike and a deadly typhoon taking a toll on the world's 3rd largest economy. The nation's GDP in the 3 months to December shrank 1.6% ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2020Related News

GSIS allots P2 billion for Typhoon Ursula victims

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has allotted almost P2 billion in emergency loan to its members and pensioners who were affected by Typhoon Ursula last year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Pilmico helps revive aquaculture in Capiz

Aboitiz food business unit Pilmico Animal Nutrition Corp. recently turned over 1.3 million bangus fry to help Capiz fishermen rebuild their typhoon-depleted fish stocks. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Red Cross turns over houses to Ompong-displaced families in Cagayan

MORE than a year after the destruction of Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: “Mangkhut”), the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) enabled affected families in Cagayan get back their lives. PRC chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sen. Richard J. Gordon led on February 7 the turnover of houses to some 244 families in Amulung, Gattaran and Alcala in […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2020Related News

‘Tacloban 5’ imprisoned for still demanding justice 6 years after Typhoon Yolanda

The plight of the Tacloban 5 is but the latest case in a deepening human rights crisis faced by people working to protect their lands, the environment, and our climate. The Philippines was declared the deadliest country in the world for environmental defenders in 2019. The post ‘Tacloban 5’ imprisoned for still demanding justice 6 years after Typhoon Yolanda appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

foodpanda Riders Left Work to Help Affected Families

When calamity strikes, it interrupts plans – dinner plans, travel plans, career plans, marriage plans, family plans, 5 to 10-year plans, and life plans. For a few hours in Tagaytay and Tacloban, foodpanda riders interrupted their schedule to bring affected families, from the recent typhoon and volcanic eruption, companionship, and good food to everyone in […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

A press release on importation of foreign donations

Year 2019 left some of our countrymen in despair after Typhoon Ursula came uninvited on Christmas Day......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

Malacañang grants Biliran calamity assistance

NAVAL, Biliran — Malacañang gave financial assistance to the different municipalities of Biliran, which is one of the most affected provinces, a month after typhoon “Ursula” devastated Eastern Visayas and disturbed the holiday revelry of thousands of families. Director Jone Rechie Gigayon, Deputy Executive Secretary for Finance and Administration, handed out the checks representing the […] The post Malacañang grants Biliran calamity assistance appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 1st, 2020Related News

GSIS extends emergency loans to Tisoy victims

State-run Government Service Insurance System has earmarked P1.4 billion for the provision of emergency loans to 70,561 members who were affected by Typhoon Tisoy last year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 31st, 2020Related News

Makati Council offers P17M to assist sister LGUs hit by Typhoon ‘Tisoy’

THE Makati City Council has approved recently the appropriation of P17 million as financial assistance to sister cities, municipalities and provinces affected by Typhoon “Tisoy” (international name: “Kammuri”). “This financial aid from Makati aims to support the efforts of concerned local government units to recover from the calamity and rebuild their communities,” said Makati Mayor […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2020Related News

Makati donates P18 million to calamity-hit areas

The city government of Makati would donate over P18 million to towns affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy and earthquakes that hit parts of Mindanao......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 23rd, 2020Related News

Labella wants evacuation centers in Cebu City improved 

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he wants the evacuation centers in the city improved following the disasters affecting various provinces in the country.  Since the last few weeks of 2019 up until January 22, 2020, the country has suffered from earthquakes in Mindanao, a typhoon in the Visayas, and a volcanic eruption […] The post Labella wants evacuation centers in Cebu City improved  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 23rd, 2020Related News

Business typhoon

In business, issuance of an electronic Letter of Authority and its concomitant tax audit investigation by the Bureau of Internal Revenue may be considered as the start of a typhoon by business stakeholders......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 21st, 2020Related News

SSS: Ursula-stricken members may now avail of CAP

The state-run Social Security System on Friday said members and pensioners affected by Typhoon “Ursula” last December could now avail themselves of the Calamity Assistance Package which has a fund allocation of nearly P260 million......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2020Related News

SSS: Ursula-Stricken Members, Pensioners May Now Avail of Calamity Assistance Package

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Friday said members and pensioners who were affected by Typhoon Ursula last December 2019 may now avail of the Calamity Assistance Package (CAP) which has a fund allocation of nearly P260 million. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said more than 398,000 paying members and […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2020Related News

Akelco restores 85% electricity in Aklan, northern Antique 3 weeks after Ursula

AKLAN, Philippines – The local electric cooperative here reported roughly 85% of households and establishments were already energized, 3 weeks after Typhoon Ursula (Phamfone) devastated the province of Aklan and northern Antique. Citing a report of Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco), power restoration stood at 122,194 billed electric consumers out of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Taal in mind, Duterte wants calamity-proof evac centers

With evacuees of the Taal Volcano eruption in mind, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the construction of additional evacuation centers that can withstand calamities as strong as Super Typhoon “Yolanda” before his term ends in 2022......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Manitoba Filipino families impacted by Christmas typhoon - CHVN Radio

Manitoba Filipino families impacted by Christmas typhoon CHVN Radio.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Taal and PH’s many other natural disasters

  THE Philippines was in the news around the world when typhoon Phanfone – which carried the local name Ursula – struck the Visayas on Christmas Day. It was a terrible time to lose homes and family members. At least 50 were killed in the typhoon and 2.1 million people were forced to seek refuge […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News