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‘Ursula’ death toll climbs to 41: NDRRMC

The death toll from Typhoon Ursula, which battered a large portion of the country last week, has now climbed to 41, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on its 6 a.m. update Sunday.

‘Ursula’ death toll rises to 28

The death toll for Typhoon "Ursula" has reached 28, with two injured and 12 others missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Friday.

WATCH | OCD hindi epekto sa pagmamando – Tolentino

Naniniwala si Senador Francis Tolentino na hindi na naaangkop ang kasalukuyang set up na ang Office of the Civil Defense o ang NDRRMC ang magmamando sa panahon ng kalamidad kung saan napakahaba pang proseso ang pakikipag- coordinate sa mga…

150,000 families displaced by ‘Ompong’

MANILA -- Typhoon Ompong has affected a total of 147,540 families or 591,762 persons in 31 provinces in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4A (Calabarzon), 4B (Mimaropa), Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and the National Capital Region (NCR), the…

Honasan: Time to level up

Senator Gregorio Honasan urged the public to display the Filipino spirit of communal unity, work and cooperation in the wake of reports on the number of displaced residents due to typhoon Nina.

PNoy on top of situation as ‘Lando’ batters PH

President Benigno Aquino III continues to monitor development of Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu) as it lingers over Luzon bringing heavy rains and powerful winds. “Nagmomonitor po ang ating Pangulo at up-to-date naman po…

‘Lando’ prompts PNoy-NDRRMC emergency meeting

Threatening heavy flooding and possible landslides, typhoon Lando prompted President Benigno Aquino III on Friday to call for an emergency meeting with disaster officials and several of his Cabinet secretaries. Aquino asked NDRRMC…

No Holy Week vacation for PNoy

President Benigno Aquino III is taking a “staycation” this Holy Week to monitor developments on Typhoon Chedeng, which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday night. In a media interview at Batangas…

Ruby aftermath in Visayas ‘encouraging’

THE Palace was rather vague in its official assessment Monday on the level of damage caused by super typhoon “Ruby” but nonetheless described reports on the ground as “encouraging.” “So far…the initial reports that we have been getting…

PNoy warns agencies against incompetence in

With typhoon Ruby expected to make landfall in less than 48 hours, President Benigno Aquino III warned government agencies on Thursday that he will have little tolerance for government agencies that would cite excuses for lapses in…

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