An estimated 5.2 million individuals have been affected by the inclement weather caused by Typhoon Ompong, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Friday.
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For the second time this week, President Rodrigo Duterte held a "tête-à-tête" with someone in Malacañang-- but he's no longer as chatty as he was on Tuesday (September 11).
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Damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones "Henry", "Inday" and "Josie" has been placed at P1,377,090,105, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to approve a bill creating a Department of Disaster Management in light of the calamities affecting the Philippines regularly.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has scored the New People's Army anew for allegedly violating their own ceasefire declaration for the holiday season.
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Senator Nancy Binay has sought for a review of the existing land use plans and geohazard maps to identify vulnerable areas and minimize hazard exposures.
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Senator Nancy Binay on Tuesday called for a full review of the existing protocols for disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) from the national down to the local government level to assess and ascertain possible loopholes in the…
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has refused to comment on the possible extension of martial law in Mindanao and the term of Armed Forces Chief of Staff General Rey Leonard Guerrero.
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An official of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has denied scheduling the nationwide earthquake drill on September 21 to distract the public from participating in the anti-Duterte rallies set on the same…
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Even if it's for victims of recent disasters such as typhoons at home, Filipinos in Japan were reminded not to solicit donations in public.
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Another former general has been appointed to a key post in the Duterte administration.
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Senator Bam Aquino said that while earthquake drills help the people prepare for quakes, the government must do more to reduce the loss of life during strong tremors.
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State auditors scored the Office of Civil Defense for its failure to submit the consolidated report on the status of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (DRRMF).
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To ensure people are prepared for the so-called "Big One," the Office of Civil Defense reminded the public to take part in the nationwide quake drill on March 31.
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Senator Grace Poe has reminded telecommunications firms send text alerts to its subscribers who will be affected by typhoon Nina, which is expected to make landfall on Christmas Day.
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Hackers sympathizing with the Chinese government reportedly launched multiple attacks on various national and government websites following the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s (PCA) ruling on the West Philippine Sea dispute.
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As the 2016 elections draw closer, defense contractors are reportedly being asked to pay P15 million in "administrative fees" to take part in biddings for contracts in the Armed Forces of the Philippines' modernization program. The…
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The House Committee on Science and Technology will honor the three employees of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) in Leyte who stood their ground as super typhoon Yolanda wrought havoc on the…