Philippines

Gordon thanks South Korea for P10-M aid for typhoon victims

Gordon thanks SoKor for P10-M aid for typhoon victims   SOKOR DONATION. Philippine Red Cross chairman and CEO, Senator Richard Gordon (right) receives a check for USD200,000 from outgoing South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong Man during a dinner on Nov. 23, 2020. Gordon thanked the Korean government for nearly PHP10 million humanitarian … Continue reading

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PRC Amazing Grace ship arrives in typhoon-hit Catanduanes

PRC Amazing Grace ship arrives in typhoon-hit Catanduanes AMAZING GRACE. Philippine Red Cross’ M/V Amazing Grace sails for its first humanitarian mission in Catanduanes on Wednesday (Nov. 25, 2020). The PRC on Sunday (Nov. 29, 2020) said the ship has reached the province recently devastated by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses. (Photo grabbed from PRC Twitter … Continue reading

Ontario News

Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes

News Release Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes Temporary Measures are Required to Help Contain COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved new voluntary management agreements for two long-term care homes in Scarborough and Richmond Hill to help address the current spread of COVID-19 in the homes and … Continue reading

Philippines

Mt. Province town maintains Covid-free status

Mt. Province town maintains Covid-free status By Liza Agoot   BAGUIO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Sadanga, a town in Mountain Province, remains free of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Ignacio Pangket, executive assistant of Sadanga Mayor Gabino Ganggangan, during the second session of the Regional Dagyaw 2020 “Usapang Gobyerno: Coping and thriving with Covid-19 IP concerns”, on … Continue reading

Philippines

Philippines secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab

PH secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab By Lade Jean Kabagani   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The 2.6 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine developed in the United Kingdom are now secured as the national government, alongside the private sector, signed a tripartite agreement with the AztraZeneca pharmaceutical company on Friday. In a … Continue reading

Philippines

UN extends call for help to ‘Ulysses’-hit areas in N. Luzon

UN extends call for help to ‘Ulysses’-hit areas in N. Luzon   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Three weeks after launching its response to help address the immediate and early recovery needs of communities worst hit by Super Typhoon Rolly, the United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Friday released a revised Humanitarian Needs and Priorities … Continue reading

covid 19 / Edmonton

City of Edmonton adds new restrictions and recommendations

News Release City of Edmonton adds new restrictions and recommendations The City of Edmonton is taking action to help support and enforce the new restrictions the Government of Alberta announced on Tuesday to slow the spread of COVID-19. New measures and recommendations introduced by the City complement the provincial restrictions on gatherings and support enforcement. “In … Continue reading

Ontario News

Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues

News Release Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues Province Wants Assurances that Canada Will Not Be Last in Line to Receive Vaccines TORONTO ― The Ontario government is calling on the federal government to immediately lay out its plan to allocate COVID-19 vaccines across the country as the province continues … Continue reading