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Efforts to improve facilities in evacuation centers underway

Efforts to improve facilities in evacuation centers underway By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Efforts are now underway to improve evacuation centers where thousands of families displaced by the series of quakes in Mindanao are seeking shelter, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday. “Also we are now currently … Continue reading

Mindanao earthquakes fund-raising in Edmonton hits target
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Mindanao earthquakes fund-raising in Edmonton hits target

Mindanao earthquakes fund-raising in Edmonton hits target EDMONTON, Canada — Filipino community leader Benjie Lindo of Benjie Lindo Live Updates called upon his friends to raise funds for the earthquake victims in Mindanao, dubbed “Gotong Batangas Ko, Para sa Ambag Mo”. Lindo, a Mindanaoan himself, has targeted to raise at least an equivalent of 100,000 … Continue reading

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Australia, PH partners send aid to quake-hit Mindanao

Australia, PH partners send aid to quake-hit Mindanao By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Australia, Austria, China and the European Union (EU) have separately offered sympathies and humanitarian aid to the people of Mindanao following the series of earthquakes that hit parts of the region last month. Australian Ambassador Steven Robinson … Continue reading

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PRRD orders immediate help for Mindanao quake victims: Andanar

PRRD orders immediate help for Mindanao quake victims: Andanar By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has directed all concerned government agencies to expedite the delivery of assistance to the victims of the destructive earthquake that once again shook parts of Mindanao on Thursday morning. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) … Continue reading

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Affected families in Mindanao quake now at 7,293

Affected families in Mindanao quake now at 7,293 By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The number of families affected by the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck parts of Mindanao last Oct. 16 has reached 7,293, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its update Wednesday. This is equivalent to 35,465 … Continue reading