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Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC

Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that a total of 65,068 families or 253,298 people were affected by Typhoon Rosita in 1,370 barangays in Regions 1, 2, 3, 8 and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). In … Continue reading

Duterte leads briefing on effects of ‘Rosita’
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Duterte leads briefing on effects of ‘Rosita’

Duterte leads briefing on effects of ‘Rosita’ By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte spearheaded the situation briefing on the effects of Typhoon Rosita, in Cauayan City, Isabela on Thursday. The situation briefing was attended by disaster, local and national government officials, led by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management … Continue reading

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Monsoon rains leave 3 dead, P282-M damages in Ilocos Norte

Monsoon rains leave 3 dead, P282-M damages in Ilocos Norte By Leilanie Adriano LAOAG CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon left three deaths and around PHP282 million worth of damages, the Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) reported Monday. Based on its latest situation report, the PDRRMC said … Continue reading

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Disaster impact threatens Eastern Visayas’ 2017 economy

Disaster impact threatens Eastern Visayas’ 2017 economy By Sarwell Meniano  A major bridge in Biliran province cut off by Tropical Storm Urduja mid-December. Natural disasters, according to NEDA in Eastern Visayas, destroy tangible assets such as buildings and infrastructure as well as human resources, hence, reducing production capacity. (Photo courtesy of Biliran Island FB page)   TACLOBAN … Continue reading