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3.2K cops, firefighters deployed to flood-hit Cagayan, Isabela

3.2K cops, firefighters deployed to flood-hit Cagayan, Isabela TO THE RESCUE. A baby is among those rescued by police personnel in Barangay Linao Norte, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on Friday (Nov. 13, 2020) after Typhoon Ulysses caused massive floods in the province. The DILG said some 3,267 police and fire personnel were deployed to conduct search and … 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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‘Siony’ leaves PH, LPA to bring scattered rains

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Severe Tropical Storm Siony (international name Atsani) has left the Philippine area of responsibility while a low-pressure area (LPA) will bring scattered rains in parts of the country on Saturday. In its 5 a.m. weather report, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the … Continue reading

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Batanes under signal no. 1 as ‘Siony’ poised to exit PAR

Batanes under signal no. 1 as ‘Siony’ poised to exit PAR By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– From being under tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) No. 2, Batanes is now under TCWS No. 1 ahead of Severe Tropical Storm Siony’s possible exit from the Philippine area of responsibility … Continue reading

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Signal No. 3 likely as ‘Siony’ nears Batanes

Signal No. 3 likely as ‘Siony’ nears Batanes By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Areas along the projected track of Severe Tropical Storm Siony may likely be placed under Tropical cyclone warning signal (TCWS) no. 3. In its 8 p.m. weather bulletin Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Siony” … Continue reading

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President Duterte ‘waited for typhoon to pass’ before flying back to Manila

PRRD ‘waited for typhoon to pass’ before flying back to Manila By Azer Parrocha   TYPHOON BRIEFING. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over a Cabinet meeting to tackle the government’s response to Super Typhoon Rolly on Monday (Nov. 2, 2020). Before the meeting, Duterte conducted aerial inspection of the areas heavily affected by the typhoon. (Screenshot) MANILA – President … Continue reading