Philippines

Nearly 50K families affected by ‘Auring’

By Priam Nepomuceno   ‘AURING’ DAMAGE. A house in Barangay Pongtod, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur is damaged by flood due to heavy rains caused by then tropical storm “Auring”, now weakened into tropical depression, on Sunday (Feb. 21, 2021).  The weather disturbance has brought incessant rains for days, causing flooding in several low-lying areas. (Photo courtesy of Marco … 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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Red Cross sends humanitarian augmentation to Cagayan Valley

Red Cross sends humanitarian augmentation to Cagayan Valley Philippine Red Cross chairman and CEO Senator Richard Gordon (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has sent an augmentation support to Cagayan Valley after many houses in various towns in the region were submerged due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses. PRC … Continue reading