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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

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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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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