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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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DOE activates energy resiliency TF after earthquake hits Luzon

DOE activates energy resiliency TF after earthquake hits Luzon By Joann Villanueva MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Energy (DOE) has activated the Task Force Energy Resiliency (TFER) after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit parts of Luzon past 5 pm Monday. Citing a report from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), … Continue reading

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Power transmission services in Mindanao unhampered by quake

Power transmission services in Mindanao unhampered by quake By Armando Fenequito, Jr. DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The power transmission services of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) remain normal despite the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook Davao on Saturday. In a text message to the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Sunday, NGCP … Continue reading

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Beauty queen spearheads relief efforts in earthquake-hit Bohol

Bohol’s first beauty queen to represent the country to the Ms.World 2006 competition, Anna Maris Igpit is currently at the forefront raising awareness and helping raise funds to help earthquake victims in Bohol. The native of Panglao, Bohol has just launched “Oplan Bangon Bohol” on Facebook for Filipinos, local and abroad, to know where to … Continue reading