‘Usman’ damage to agriculture reaches P1-B: Piñol
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‘Usman’ damage to agriculture reaches P1-B: Piñol

‘Usman’ damage to agriculture reaches P1-B: Piñol By Lilybeth Ison MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Damages to agriculture brought about by Tropical Depression “Usman” has breached the PHP1-billion mark, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Monday. As of 5 p.m. Monday, the DA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Operation Center recorded PHP1.08 billion in damages and losses, with … Continue reading

President Duterte ready to spend P46-B for new houses in Bicol
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President Duterte ready to spend P46-B for new houses in Bicol

PRRD ready to spend P46-B for new houses in Bicol By Azer Parrocha  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte said that the government is “ready to spend” approximately PHP46 billion to build at least 300 sturdier houses in the Bicol region in the wake of Tropical Depression Usman. Duterte made this announcement on … 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