Philippines

PCSO gives aid to Mindanao quake victims

PCSO gives aid to Mindanao quake victims By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Tuesday said it has provided assistance to 200 persons affected by Sunday’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Davao del Sur. PCSO General Manager Royina-Marzan Garma distributed grocery items to the affected families on … Continue reading

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All roads in Mindanao quake-hit areas passable: DPWH

All roads in Mindanao quake-hit areas passable: DPWHBy Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Monday said all national roads and bridges in areas affected by Sunday’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck parts of Mindanao are passable. Based on the executive summary report, as of 1 … Continue reading

Alaminos donates P1-M to Cotabato quake victims
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Alaminos donates P1-M to Cotabato quake victims

Alaminos donates P1-M to Cotabato quake victims By Hilda Austria ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan (Philippines News Agency) — The city government here has donated PHP500,000 each to the municipality of Makilala and Kidapawan City in Cotabato province, which were devastated by consecutive earthquakes last October. “The assistance was handed over by representatives of the city to … Continue reading

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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
Edmonton

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