Philippines

DSWD to distribute seized goods to ‘Ompong’ victims

DSWD to distribute seized goods to ‘Ompong’ victims By Perfecto Raymundo, Jr. MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is set to distribute to victims of Typhoon Ompong new and used clothings and other smuggled goods donated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). DSWD Undersecretary for Disaster Response Management … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Ompong’ death toll in Cordillera rises to 67; 63 others missing

‘Ompong’ death toll in Cordillera rises to 67; 63 others missing By Liza Agoot SITOGON, Benguet (Philippines News Agency) — Death toll due to Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) has risen to 67 in the entire Cordillera region, while 63 other were reported missing as of Wednesday noon, the Department of the Interior and Local … Continue reading