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3 killed in blast in India s Punjab state

AMRITSAR, India (UPDATED) – Three people were killed in a grenade attack on a prayer congregation in India's Punjab on Sunday, November 18 which left some 20 others injured, police said. Around 250 followers of the Nirankari spiritual group, who are considered heretics by most Sikhs, had gathered for morning prayers in ........»»

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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......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: News12 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

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......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: News12 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

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......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

Itogon miners help in Natonin rescue and retrieval operations

NATONIN, Mountain Province, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Typhoon- affected miners from Ucab in Itogon, Benguet trekked to the landslide site in this municipality to help in the search, rescue and retrieval ope.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

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.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

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.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

Estehanons Offer Prayers, Flowers for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

More than a thousand Estehanons (residents of Eastern Samar) remembered their loved ones who died when Typhoon Yolanda struck on Nov. 8, 2013. Five years later, in the evening of Nov. 8 this year, Estehanons lit some 2,000 candles through a candlelight memorial and offered prayers and flowers to some 700 victims of Typhoon Yolanda […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

Tacloban asked to refund P36M over unfinished pre-Yolanda drainage project

MANILA, Philippines – The local government of Tacloban City has been asked by the Commission on Audit (COA) to refund to the treasury P36 million for failing to prove the accomplishment of a drainage project in March 2013 before Super Typhoon Yolanda came and ravaged the city......»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

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......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2018Related News

The healing sound of music

  Wake up every day with a grateful heart! Today is 11.11.18, the most cosmic and magical day of the year. Remember to offer an intention, and to align all positive energies your way at exactly 11:11 a.m. My travel and prayer partner, Rosan Cruz, reveals more information about this cosmic number, 11:11. It is the number of insight, inspiration, illumination and intuition. It communicates that the universe is ready to give blessings, if you are ready to receive them. And conversely, the universe is ready to receive your intentions if you are ready to give them. As a Kundalini yoga guru and gong bath master, Rosan practices the art of sound and energy to heal the body and...Keep on reading: The healing sound of music.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 11th, 2018Related News

LGUs take over Mountain Province landslide retrieval operations

The provincial and municipal governments will take over the search and retrieval operations in Barangay Banawel in this town, which was hit by a landslide at the height of Typhoon Rosita last month......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Ilongos ‘emerged better’ five years after Yolanda

By: Gail T. Momblan ILONGGOS are more resilient after Super Typhoon Yolanda struck in 2013. “Five years ago, we were devastated but Ilonggos are very resilient,” Iloilo Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said. Banias said Iloilo has “recovered quite well” from infrastructure and livelihood damages left by the typhoon. But post-Yolanda restoration and rehabilitation continues. The Department […] The post Ilongos ‘emerged better’ five years after Yolanda appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

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.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

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.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Students mark 5th anniversary of Yolanda with candle-lighting, protest in QC | News

Youth groups in Quezon City extended their sympathies to the families of those who died in Super Typhoon Yolandas wake by holding a candle-lighting ceremony at the University of the Philippines (UP) D.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2018Related News

Yolanda rehabilitation on track – Palace

Malacañang has given assurance that the rehabilitation and recovery efforts in areas hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda five years ago are being fast-tracked, noting that a total of P146.156 billion in funds have already been released for the purpose......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2018Related News

Senators call for reflection, stronger disaster resilience 5 years after ‘Yolanda’

On the fifth anniversary of the catastrophic super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), lawmakers reminded Filipinos to reflect on the lessons left by the country’s worst storm on record......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2018Related News

Five years later: How ‘Yolanda’-hit areas look now

The country commemorates the fifth anniversary of the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” (International name: Haiyan) on Thursday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2018Related News

Students mark 5th anniversary of Yolanda with candle-lighting, protest in QC

Youth groups in Quezon City extended their sympathies to the families of those who died in Super Typhoon Yolanda’s wake by holding a candle-lighting ceremony at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus on Thursday. Source link link: Students mark 5th anniversary of Yolanda with candle-lighting, protest in QC.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Nov 8th, 2018Related News