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Callousness, incompetence

After the multiple disasters that happened recently in Itogon, Benguet and Naga City in Cebu, the government would embark on a rebuilding process primarily on the provision of new houses that should derive lessons from the irregular projects for the victims of super typhoon “Yolanda” five years ago. In his visits to the landslide areas, […].....»»

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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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CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

A landslide in Cebu province in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble. The landslide comes days after Typhoon Mangkhut caused destruction and more than 8 Source link link: CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide.....»»

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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......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News5 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

Clear policy signals

The latest catastrophe that befell our country as super typhoon “Ompong” hit is again a sad testimonial of the dire consequences of ignoring the challenges of climate change......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

Trami strengthens into typhoon ahead of PAR entry

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Trami intensified from a severe tropical storm into a typhoon as it neared the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) late Sunday morning, September 23. In a bulletin ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News11 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

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 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News11 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

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......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: News11 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Typhoon Trami enters PAR, named Paeng

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

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News12 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Typhoon ‘Paeng’ enters PAR

Typhoon "Paeng" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   In Pagasa's severe weather bulletin, it said Paeng, with an international name of "Trami," entered PAR on Sunday afternoon.   It noted that typhoon Paeng has no direct impact yet in any parts of the country but said that it might affect the extreme northern Luzon by Friday.   It added that a tropical cyclone warning may be raised over extreme northern Luzon by Thursday.   "No significant enhancement of the Southwest Monsoon is expected during the outlook period," Pagasa sa...Keep on reading: Typhoon ‘Paeng’ enters PAR.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 12 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

A landslide in Cebu province in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble. The landslide comes days after Typhoon Mangkhut caused destruction and more than 8.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News13 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

South Korea Donates P16.2-M to Typhoon-Hit PH

The South Korean embassy in Manila on Tuesday announced a USD300,000 or about P16.2 million-worth of humanitarian assistance to the typhoon-hit regions in the Philippines. “To help relieve the suffering of communities from the typhoon damages, the government of the Republic of Korea had decided to provide the Philippines with humanitarian aid of USD300,000 through […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News14 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

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. 12 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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NDRRMC: Half a million families affected by Typhoon ‘Ompong’

NDRRMC said that the total number of families affected by Typhoon “Ompong” has further risen to half a million families more than a week after the most powerful weather disturbance struck the country. NDRRMC: Half a million families affected by Typhoon ‘Ompong’ The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Sunday said that the… link: NDRRMC: Half a million families affected by Typhoon ‘Ompong’.....»»

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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.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 16 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Typhoon to enter Sunday afternoon

Typhoon “Trami” is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Sunday afternoon and will be named “Paeng,” the weather bureau said. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Trami was seen 1,260 kilometers (km) east of central Luzon at 10 a.m. It had winds of 120 kilometers per hour… link: Typhoon to enter Sunday afternoon.....»»

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Philippines landslides after Typhoon Mangkhut could end the hunt for gold - ABC News

Philippines landslides after Typhoon Mangkhut could end the hunt for gold - ABC News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: News17 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance19 hr. 59 min. ago Related News