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UN: Int’l aid for Philippines typhoon response now P182-M

UN: Int’l aid for PH typhoon response now P182-M By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The European Union and the governments of Sweden, Australia, United States, Germany, and New Zealand allocated PHP182 million (USD3.8 million) in humanitarian aid, following the appeal issued by the United Nations Philippines to support Manila’s typhoon response. … Continue reading

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More flooded towns in Cagayan get relief goods

More flooded towns in Cagayan get relief goods By Priam Nepomuceno   (PAF photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Five more towns affected by heavy flooding in Cagayan province were provided with relief goods carried by two Philippine Air Force (PAF) UH-1H helicopters on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Aristides Galang, PAF spokesperson, said the relief goods were delivered to … Continue reading

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Aussie aid to Philippines typhoon response reaches P35-M

Aussie aid to PH typhoon response reaches P35-M By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   AUSSIE AID. Australian Ambassador Steven Robinson grants media interview at the sidelines of the Macquarie-Investing in Women RISE Fund launch in the Philippines at the Raffles Makati on Tuesday (Nov. 17, 2020). Robinson said the Australian government’s assistance since the devastating Super Typhoon … Continue reading

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Marikina mayor appeals for materials to repair typhoon-damaged houses

Teodoro appeals for materials to repair typhoon-damaged houses By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   RELIEF GOODS. Marikina City Mayor Marcy Teodoro (2nd from right) 2,000 receives relief packs from Filipino Chinese Business Club Inc. at the Marikina City Hall on Tuesday (Nov. 17, 2020). Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Danny Lim (right) also joined the turnover of … Continue reading

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SMC sends immediate food aid to typhoon victims, RSA vows no let-up in flood mitigation projects

MANILA — Following the onslaught of super typhoons including “Rolly” and “Ulysses” which battered Luzon within a week, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said its efforts to deliver food donations to thousands of families in some 22 provinces and cities continues, with total donations reaching P15 million to date and rising. “We continue to get appeals … Continue reading

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Pag-IBIG offers calamity loan for typhoon-hit members

Pag-IBIG offers calamity loan for typhoon-hit members By Lade Jean Kabagani   Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) President and CEO Acmad Rizaly Moti (Screengrab from Laging Handa briefing)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) will allow its members affected by the two destructive typhoons to apply for a calamity loan. “Dahil po … Continue reading

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DSWD still has over P800-M for typhoon victims

By Christine Cudis   REPACKING. Over 2,000 bags of NFA rice are ready for repacking for relief operations of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. The DSWD’s family food packs will be distributed to local government units affected by Typhoon Ulysses that hit the country on Wednesday (Nov. 11, 2020). (Photo courtesy of DSWD) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

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Bicol LGUs told to step up info warnings on ‘Ulysses’

By Priam Nepomuceno and Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   WET WEDNESDAY. Rains start to pour outside a public market in Legazpi City, Albay on Wednesday (Nov. 11, 2020). The NDRRMC has advised Bicol’s LGUs to step up disaster warning information dissemination efforts ahead of the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Ulysses. (PNA photo by Connie Calipay) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading