Philippines

PH expresses sympathy with Japan over deadly typhoon

PH expresses sympathy with Japan over deadly typhoon By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine government is sympathizing with the government and residents affected by one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan, which killed over 20 people, Malacañang said on Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after typhoon Hagibis … Continue reading

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Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC

Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that a total of 65,068 families or 253,298 people were affected by Typhoon Rosita in 1,370 barangays in Regions 1, 2, 3, 8 and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). In … 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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Ottawa opens emergency consular assistance hotlines for Canadians affected by typhoon Haiyan

Filipino-Edmontonians and other Filipino-Canadians are advised to contact Ottawa if they know of Canadian citizens affected by super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Ottawa announced that friends and relatives can call 1-800-387-3124 or 613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted) or send an email to sos@international.gc.ca. Canadians who are currently in the affected areas can avail of … Continue reading