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Staying positive amid quarantine life

If there is one trait that Filipinos are known for, then that is our ability to stay positive regardless of the circumstances. Whether it be braving a typhoon or taking long, stressful hours of travel due to traffic congestion, we can always find a reason to smile and ways to get by with any challenge.  .....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialJun 14th, 2020Related News

CCTO to motorists: Viaduct closed, avoid SRP

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is urging motorists to avoid the South Road Properties (SRP) if they can due to the closure of the viaduct for the construction of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX). Read more: Cebu-Cordova bridge can withstand 7.8 magnitude quake, 250 kph super typhoon wind CCLEX […] The post CCTO to motorists: Viaduct closed, avoid SRP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 13th, 2020Related News

A better normal

After Super Typhoon Yolanda flattened Tacloban City and other parts of Eastern Visayas, there was a lot of talk about building back better......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 11th, 2020Related News

A new springtime, a new Pentecost

In the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, relief workers from the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation visited the roofless Santo Nino Church in Tacloban City to offer help in rebuilding the church. It was truly an unexpected gesture for people of another faith. Deeply moved by their generosity, then parish priest Msgr. Alex Opiniano inquired of the reason behind their donation. They have seen the faith of the people, they explained, and they realized how important the church was to them......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJun 8th, 2020Related News

Hope and a hot meal in difficult times

On November 7, 2013 when international typhoon Haiyan hit the Central Philippine provinces of Samar and Leyte islands, unleashing havoc and killing people, international photojournalist Alex Baluyut and his wife Precious Leano were in the comfort of their home. As they saw the devastation unfold on TV broadcasts with reports of deaths and the helplessness of survivors, the couple was stirred into action......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 31st, 2020Related News

Benguet shifts back to COVID-19 operations after typhoon

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 22, (PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas is thankful that the province of Benguet was spared by typhoon Ambo over the weekend and the provincial government shifts back its att.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2020Related News

Northern Samar under state of calamity due to Ambo

Northern Samar has been placed under a state of calamity in the aftermath of Typhoon Ambo......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2020Related News

Typhoon Ambo and lockdown, double whammy for ‘food security workers’

Amihan said that areas hit by Ambo were the same areas where social amelioration programs of the government have been slow. These are Eastern Visayas, Bicol and Southern Tagalog, where many poor peasant families rely on farming and agriculture for a living. The post Typhoon Ambo and lockdown, double whammy for ‘food security workers’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2020Related News

Typhoon Vongfong leaves the Philippines exposed to further shocks - ASEAN Today

Typhoon Vongfong leaves the Philippines exposed to further shocks ASEAN TODAY.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2020Related News

Ambo agriculture damage hits P1.56 billion

Damage to agriculture in areas hit by Typhoon Ambo has ballooned to P1.56 billion......»»

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

Electric co-ops suffer damage worth P170m

The National Electrification Administration on Wednesday estimated the initial cost of damage incurred by electric cooperatives from Typhoon “Ambo” at P170 million......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceMay 20th, 2020Related News

Kapuso Foundation calls for donations to help typhoon victims

GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) launches its “Operation Bayanihan: Bagyong Ambo” to help families in North and Eastern Samar who were greatly affected by Typhoon Ambo......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMay 20th, 2020Related News

Hunger stalks ‘Ambo’ survivors

BORONGAN CITY—Strong winds accompanying Typhoon “Ambo” (international name: Vongfong) ripped the roof off the house of Octavio and Merlyn Alcido in Barangay Balocawe, Oras, Eastern Samar, last week, but the couple and their children chose to remain in what was left of their dwelling. Their topmost problem though was where to get food, especially for […] The post Hunger stalks ‘Ambo’ survivors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2020Related News

Ambo-hit Eastern Samar towns under state of calamity

Nine towns in Eastern Samar have been declared under a state of calamity due to the damage from Typhoon Ambo......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2020Related News

‘Ambo’ damages P1.14B crops

THE initial damage to agriculture by typhoon “Ambo” was estimated at P1.14 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday. Latest data from its Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Operation Center (DRRMOC) showed that the volume of production loss was at 65,824 metric tons (MT), affecting 25,404 hectares of agricultural areas, and 37,714 farmers […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

It& rsquo;s still ECQ, not EZQ yet!

Just as typhoon Ambo battered the Visayas and parts of Luzon, thousands of Metro Manila residents hit the streets and trooped to the shopping malls since the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) took effect last Saturday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

Navy deliver 5K DSWD food packs to Tacloban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 5,000 boxes of food items from the Department of Social Welfare and Development have been delivered by the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) personnel to Tacloban City for those affected by Typhoon Ambo, which affected the Samar region last week. According to Navforcen in a statement, that the food boxes […] The post Navy deliver 5K DSWD food packs to Tacloban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

Missing village chief’s body recovered

Authorities yesterday recovered the body of a barangay captain who drowned during the onslaught of Typhoon Ambo in Cauayan City, Isabela......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

Ambo damage to agriculture hits P1 billion

Damage to the agriculture sector in areas battered by Typhoon Ambo has climbed to P1.04 billion, the Department of Agriculture-Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center reported yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2020Related News

Philippines tropical typhoon Ambo kills 5, displaces nearly 100,000

Manila [Philippines], May 17 (Sputnik/ANI): At least five persons have died and more than 90,000 people displaced as a result of Typhoon Ambo which has made its way across the Philippines archipelago.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2020Related News