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Catanduanes thanks Red Cross’ vast support for typhoon victims

Catanduanes thanks Red Cross’ vast support for typhoon victims Philippine Red Cross’ M/V Amazing Grace (PRC photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Nearly a month after the onslaught of Super Typhoons Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses that severely affected around 15,000 families in Catanduanes, local officials have expressed profound gratitude for the Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) numerous assistance hprovided … Continue reading

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Red Cross ship sails to Catanduanes for relief mission

Red Cross ship sails to Catanduanes for relief mission By Marita Moaje   AID ON THE WAY. The Philippine Red Cross’ M/V PRC Amazing Grace sailed on Wednesday (Nov. 25, 2020) for its first humanitarian mission in Catanduanes. PRC chairman, Sen. Richard Gordon said the ship will deliver much-needed relief and assistance to typhoon-affected communities in the … Continue reading

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Navy relief ship now in Catanduanes

Navy relief ship now in Catanduanes By Priam Nepomuceno   (Philippine Navy photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The landing dock BRP Tarlac (LD-601), one of the two largest ships of the Philippine Navy (PN), has unloaded 240 tons of relief goods and construction materials in San Andres, Catanduanes starting Thursday morning. Naval Forces Southern Luzon spokesperson … Continue reading

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BRP Tarlac transports 255 tons of relief items to Catanduanes

BRP Tarlac transports 255 tons of relief items to Catanduanes By Priam Nepomuceno   Relief goods on board the BRP Tarlac en route to Catanduanes (Photo courtesy of NDRRMC Spokesperson Peter Paul Galvez) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The landing dock BRP Tarlac (LD-601), carrying 255 tons of relief items and construction materials, has been deployed to typhoon-battered Catanduanes … Continue reading

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DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets

DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets By Ferdinand Patinio   (Photo courtesy of Philippine Navy) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said it would hire some 5,000 informal sector workers to help clean up the streets of Catanduanes after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly. … Continue reading

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Albay, Catanduanes hardest hit by super typhoon: NDRRMC

Albay, Catanduanes hardest hit by super typhoon: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno   ROLLY’S WRATH. Houses were left destroyed in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Rolly in Barangay San Francisco, Guinobatan, Albay on Monday (Nov. 2, 2020). The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the provinces of Albay and Catanduanes incurred the heaviest damage during the … Continue reading