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SSS offers loan assistance to typhoon, habagat victims

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA)--The Social Security System (SSS) said it allocated more than P863 million for arelief assistance program, which is now available toits members and pensionersaffec.....»»

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GSIS earmarks P2 billion loans for recent typhoon victims

State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked more than P2 billion for emergency loans to active members and old-age pensioners who are victims of tropical storms Henry, Inday and Josie as well as Typhoon Vinta......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance4 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

GSIS offers emergency loan to typhoon victims

MANILA, August 15 --The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is offering emergency loan to a total of 76,986 active members and old-age pensioners who were affected by calamities in Cavite (trop.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News14 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Rody, Go, friends aid typhoon victims

President Rodrigo Duterte, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and the latter’s friends on Monday started giving assistance to residents of Marikina, Taytay, and Quezon City that were affected by floods caused by typhoon Karding and the southwest monsoon over the weekend. The President directed Social Welfare and Development Acting Secretary […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Cops rescue 2 siblings trapped in floods

Police rescued two daughters of an overseas Filipino worker who were trapped in floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Karding in Pasig City on Sunday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Calamity a test of resiliency, not a showpiece for adversity

It will take a little time to measure the full extent of the damage that typhoon Karding and the southwest monsoon have inflicted on the country and thousands of our people. Stunned by the scale and severity of the calamity, some have taken to comparing Karding to Ondoy, the tropical storm flood-dumper of 2009, which [...] The post Calamity a test of resiliency, not a showpiece for adversity appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Rains, floods and the traffic mess

Déjà vu! The southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding has triggered memories of Typhoon Ondoy as floods and rising waters hit many barangays in Metro Manila. More than 500 households were evacuated to safer grounds......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News

Palace spokesman distributes free irrigation pumps in Bataan

ORION, Bataan: Malacañang spokesman Harry Roque Jr. on Friday distributed free irrigation pumps worth P4.5 million to farmer groups in Bataan affected by Typhoon Josie and the monsoon rains. The recipients were from Balanga City and the towns of Orion, Pilar and Limay. Roque said free irrigation of eight hectares of land was part of… link: Palace spokesman distributes free irrigation pumps in Bataan.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 12th, 2018Related News

Music and love are the focus of Laxamana’s two film fest entries

WHEN FOUR brothers who make up a family band are forced to relocate to a remote town in Pampanga after a super typhoon destroys their home, a rich city girl passionate about music decides to help them record their songs. This is the premise of Jason Paul Laxamana’s Bakwit Boys, one of the entries in this year’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) which starts Aug. 15 in cinemas nationwide. The post Music and love are the focus of Laxamana’s two film fest entries appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

HOAX: ‘Ex-LP congressman buys posh Alabang home post-Yolanda’

Claim: Congressman Francisco Cachuela, supposedly a former Liberal Party member from Tacloban City, bought a posh P22-M mansion in Alabang, Muntinlupa City 4 years after Super Typhoon Yolanda using rehabilitation funds. Cachuela was supposedly a "party list representative" from "Waray Waray" party list who then joined the Liberal ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

Strong typhoon churns towards Japan

TOKYO - A powerful typhoon was churning towards Japan on Wednesday, prompting the weather agency to warn of heavy rain and strong winds and forcing airlines to cancel scores of flights. Typhoon Sha.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

Typhoon ‘Shanshan’

A strong typhoon was churning towards Japan on Wednesday, prompting the weather agency to warn of heavy rain and strong winds and forcing airlines to cancel scores of flights. Typhoon “Shanshan,” with an atmospheric pressure of 970 hectopascals at its center, was moving toward the Izu island chain, south of Tokyo. The typhoon was expected […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

LPA east of Cagayan likely to become tropical depression

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – There are still two low pressure areas (LPAs) being monitored inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and a typhoon that's outside. In a Facebook Live video past 5 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2018Related News

2 low pressure areas inside PAR, typhoon outside

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – There are two low pressure areas (LPAs) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and a typhoon outside, according to the state weather bureau. In a Facebook Live video ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News

Pag-IBIG Fund offers loan to typhoon-hit Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, July 31 (PIA) -- The Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund has started accepting and processing calamity loan applications from its members living or working in Pangasinan which.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2018Related News

Rep. Sato appeals for assistance for typhoon-stricken Occidental Mindoro

Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine “Nene” Ramirez Sato appealed to public and private sectors to help the communities heavily affected by flooding brought about by typhoon Josie and the southwest monsoon in her province. Rep. Sato appeals for assistance for typhoon-stricken Occidental Mindoro Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine “Nene” Ramirez Sato appealed yesterday to public and private… link: Rep. Sato appeals for assistance for typhoon-stricken Occidental Mindoro.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 30th, 2018Related News

Commentary: Beyond politics: The Social Functions of Protest

On the 23rd, Monday, Typhoon Jocie, who had been dumping bodies of rains in Luzon (especially Central and Northern Luzon) over the weekend made a needed exit. Perhaps used clothes have been piling in every house corner; spin dryers have become a gift and laundry shops confused about having to go to work and peeking at the prospect of profits. It was also on the 23rd that what was already expected to be an eventful day in national politics became even more striking when Gloria Arroyo, who over a decade ago said Hello to Garci, said Hello (even with the audio system off) to the seat of the House Speaker......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsJul 29th, 2018Related News

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan

TOKYO, Japan -- A powerful storm slammed into central Japan on Sunday, bringing heavy rain as it churned across western areas already devastated by floods and landslides. Typhoon "Jongdari," packing winds of up to 180 kilometers (110 miles) an hour, made landfall at Ise in the Mie prefecture at around 1 am (1600 GMT Saturday), according to the nation's meteorological agency. It weakened after making landfall and was downgraded to a tropical storm, according to the agency, but many provinces stayed on alert. "We have been on the emergency alert the whole time since the rain disaster" in early July, said Koji Kunitomi, a crisis management official at western Japan's Okayama pr...Keep on reading: Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 29th, 2018Related News

What have we learned so far?

After almost a decade since the destructive Typhoon Ondoy, two decades since the millennials started making an impact, and three decades since the first People Power Revolution (and the birth of The Philippine STAR), defining the Filipino has only become more complicated......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2018Related News

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Jongdari

TOKYO, Japan (UPDATED) – A powerful typhoon hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, July 28, prompting local authorities to issue early evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's crosshairs. Typhoon Jongdari , packing winds of up to 180 kilometres (110 miles) an hour, is forecast ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2018Related News