Philippines

Assistance for Mayon evacuees reaches P250-M

Assistance for Mayon evacuees reaches P250-M By Mar Serrano LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Government disaster agencies and local government units have spent some PHP246 million in assistance to 18,315 families or 70,332 persons that sought shelters in 56 evacuation centers in different parts of Albay since Mayon Volcano started its eruptive activities on … Continue reading

Philippines

Mayon threat spreads, risking 105,000 people

Mayon threat spreads, risking 105,000 people By Catherine Teves   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Forty-nine villages or barangays with about 105,000 people around Mayon Volcano’s permanent and extended danger zones are facing risks from the continuing unrest of the scenic but restive volcano. Lava flow, ashfall, pyroclastic flow, and lahar are among such hazards, noted Philippine Institute of … Continue reading