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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

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‘Ompong’ affected families reach 411K

‘Ompong’ affected families reach 411K By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The number of families affected by Typhoon Ompong has risen to 411,235 or about 1,727,771 persons in 4,605 barangays in Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Cordillera and the National Capital Region. In its 6 a.m. report released on Saturday, National Disaster … Continue reading

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‘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

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All precautions in place for ‘Ompong’: National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

All precautions in place for ‘Ompong’: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is taking all possible precautions to ensure the safety of residents in areas lying in the path of Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”). In line with this, the agency is bracing … Continue reading

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‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges

‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges By Janice Cave (Updated) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Heavy to intense rains, strong winds and storm surges threaten Luzon as Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday afternoon. In its latest update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services … Continue reading