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CitySavings Gives Assistance to Typhoon Affected Schools in Northern Samar

City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings) through its Catarman Branch headed the Department of Education’s (DepEd) call for assistance by spearheading relief operations to 12 public schools in Northern Samar last January 16 and 22. A total of 2,400 learning kits were distributed to Nenita Central Elementary and National High School, Cahiksan Elementary School, Cagmanaba Elementary […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2019Related News

In the path of typhoons: Life in the Philippines Batanes archipelago

In the path of the storm: Life in Batanes on the Philippines' typhoon track Channel NewsAsia If there's a typhoon hitting the Philippines, chances are it will pass by Batanes, a collection of.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2019Related News

COA sees inefficient fund use in regions

The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out regional offices of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for slow implementation of disaster-related projects and inefficient use of funds.   In its December 2017 audit report on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) funds, the COA said the DA's Western Visayas field office spent some P2.23 million of Typhoon "Yolanda" funds on unrelated projects.   The inefficient use of funds meant for rehabilitation and recovery programs of the DA in the region "defeated the purpose for which the funds were intended and resulted in the doubtful propriety and validity of the t...Keep on reading: COA sees inefficient fund use in regions.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 27th, 2019Related News

Philippines: five years after Typhoon Haiyan | Art and design | The Guardian

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013 and left more than 7,360 people dead or missing. It damaged or swept away more than 1.1m houses and injured more than 27,000 people. More than 4 mil.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2019Related News

Anomaly in use of IOC grants?

An apparent anomaly has surfaced involving the previous POC administration’s handling of an IOC grant for the rebuilding of sports facilities in towns affected by Typhoon Yolanda in 2013......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 24th, 2019Related News

DILG: Local execs travel authority, leaves recalled during disasters, calamities

Permit to travel and leaves of absence issued to local governments during time of disaster and typhoon would be recalled following a memorandum from the Department of Interior and Local Government......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 24th, 2019Related News

Absentee mayors may be charged

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) yesterday disclosed that five of the six Northern Luzon mayors who were absent during the onslaught of typhoon “Ompong” in September 2018 will most likely face administrative charges before the Office of the Ombudsman. In a statement, DILG Assistant Sec. Jonathan Malaya noted that their agency’s investigation […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Absentee mayors to face admin raps

At least five Northern Luzon mayors who were ‘absent’ during the onslaught of Typhoon “Ompong” in September 2018 may face administrative charges before the Office of the Ombudsman. According to Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya, investigation by the department found that the explanations given by the five mayors […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2019Related News

CRDRRMC Lays Out P17.93B Rehab Plan for 2018 Typhoon Damages

National Economic Development Authority –Cordillera Regional Director Milagros Rimando presented to the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(CDRRC) a P17.93 Billion-worth of Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan for the losses and damages the region incurred during the onslaught of typhoons Ompong and Rosita last year. Presented in the CRDRRMC full council meeting on Monday […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Aggressive but careful Manny Pacquiao cruises to victory | Inquirer Sports

MANILA, Philippines---There's no denying that Manny Pacquiao is far from his loose canon self when he was in his 20s and early 30s during his illustrious boxing career. Pacquiao was a mad typhoon.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Yolanda donations among ukay-ukay clothes seized in Bulacan raid

Personnel from the Bureau of Customs and the National Bureau of Investigations seized more than 100 boxes of 'ukay-ukay' clothes in a raid in Guiguinto, Bulacan, with many of those meant as donations for Typhoon Yolanda victims......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Tambayayong Festival depicts the true essence of Tabangohanons

TABANGOS, Philippines --- This Fourth Class Municipality of Leyte staged for the 4th consecutive year on Monday, Jan. 14 its Tambayayong Festival with the crowds growing each year since it first started in 2015.   Tambayayong (collaboration) was envisioned by then Municipal Mayor Maria Corazon Remandaban, now 3rd District of Leyte Board Member to depict the real essence of the people of Tabango as accommodating, caring, cooperative, supportive, obliging and most of all ready to lend a hand.   In an interview Remandaban said this true essence of the real Tabangohanons was proven when the municipality was nearly erased by Super Typhoon Yolanda, the strongest typho...Keep on reading: Tambayayong Festival depicts the true essence of Tabangohanons.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 18th, 2019Related News

Yolanda-hit Cebu LGUs join Sinulog 2019 Fiesta Fair

CEBU CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA)--Local government units (LGUs) that were hit by Typhoon Yolanda in northern Cebu are part of this year's annual trade fair organised by the Department of Trade and Industry.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Friday Evening, January 11, 2019 – Manila Video

Here’s the latest Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Friday Evening, January 11, 2018. This WeatherTV Update is brought to you by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, as presented by our Typhoon Specialist: The Weatherguy, Adonis S. Manzan. Video recorded at 8:30 PM Manila Time (12:30 GMT). source link: Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Friday Evening, January 11, 2019 – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 15th, 2019Related News

WB doubles PH disaster insurance

Washington — The World Bank has renewed an insurance program to help the Philippines better respond to losses from climate and disaster risks. The renewal provides 25 provinces in the country with the Philippine peso equivalent of $390 million in insurance against major typhoon and earthquake events. Coverage under the new policy became effective on 19 […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

U.S. Navy unit joins Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts in CNMI

TINIAN, CNMI -- Builder 1st Class Erlgen Aquino from San Francisco (above), assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Det. Tinian, speaks with Josephine L. Tanguilan, local homeowner, while reconstructing an emergency temporary roof for her home. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands' civil and local officials as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency-supported Super Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)...Keep on reading: U.S. Navy unit joins Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts in CNMI.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 14th, 2019Related News

Typhoon Usman survivors receive aid in time for the New Year

Typhoon Usman survivors receive aid in time for the New Year.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJan 13th, 2019Related News

We have man-made disasters not natural ones

Tropical Depression Usman, which entered the Philippines on Christmas Day was said to be the second deadliest weather disaster for the country last year following Typhoon Mangkhut in September......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Blessings in Happy Fiestas Manila Bulletin News

Blessings in Happy Fiestas Manila Bulletin Filipinos are considered to be one of the happiest people in the world. No typhoon, monsoon, flooding, earthquake, tsunami, and landslide can dampen their ......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Better a good neighbor than a distant cousin?

On the eve of his state visit to the Philippines last November, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote that the two countries’ relations “have now seen a rainbow after the rain,” adding upon his arrival that friendship is “the only right choice.” He came bearing gifts for the people, from rice for typhoon victims to promises of scholarship awards, work permits for English teachers and more imports from the Philippines. At the end of the highly publicized visit, observers could only wonder, is there really a pot of gold for the Philippines at the end of the rainbow?.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 13th, 2019Related News