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PPA, PCG provide swift assistance after Mindanao quake

PPA, PCG provide swift assistance after Mindanao quake MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit several parts of Mindanao Thursday morning, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), both attached agencies of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), immediately mobilized to aid affected citizens. DOTr Secretary Arthur … Continue reading

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Fault movements, not volcanoes, caused Mindanao quakes: Phivolcs

Fault movements, not volcanoes, caused Mindanao quakes: Phivolcs By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — There is no basis to rumors that the series of quakes felt in parts of Mindanao were caused by any volcanic activities, an official of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Thursday. “Say a volcano … Continue reading

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Mindanao airports report no damage after strong quake: CAAP

Mindanao airports report no damage after strong quake: CAAP By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said airports in the Mindanao areas rocked anew by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake on Tuesday morning have reported no damage. In a statement, the CAAP said the Butuan Airport, … Continue reading

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Infra damage in Mindanao quake reaches P86-M: DPWH

Infra damage in Mindanao quake reaches P86-M: DPWH By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Infrastructure damage from last week’s strong earthquake in Mindanao has so far reached PHP86 million, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Monday. According to the report of DPWH in Region 12, some infrastructures were partially … Continue reading

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2 dead, 27 hurt in Mindanao quake: NDRRMC

2 dead, 27 hurt in Mindanao quake: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Two persons were reported killed while 27 others were injured after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Tulunan, North Cotabato on Wednesday night, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) stated in its official update, signed and released by … Continue reading