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2,400 family food packs to be flown to Davao flood victims

2024-02-12T07:06+0100manilatimes (en)

MANILA, Philippines : At least 2,400 family food packs were loaded into two US C-130 planes at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City on Monday for the residents in Davao Region who have been affected by floods, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Monday.

Roundup: Global festivities celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year of Dragon

2024-02-10T12:18+0100europesun (en)

MANILA, The Philippines : The Philippines is set to bolster its military presence on islands adjacent to Taiwan, aiming to enhance ... CANBERRA, Australia: As part of a series of changes to its labor laws, Australia will give workers the right to ... BRUSSELS, Belgium: Amid a flood of cheap Chinese....

Cebu weather: Generally fair in next five days says Pagasa

2024-02-10T06:20+0100inquirer (en)

CEBU CITY, Philippines Cebu weather will be generally fair with sunny skies for the next five days, Pagasa-Mactan said on its latest updates. Engineer Al Quiblat, chief of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan), said that Cebu will....

Pagasa: Four Mindanao regions on flood watch

2024-02-09T14:50+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines The state weather bureau said on Friday that four regions in Mindanao are on flood watch due to moderate rains and thunderstorms. READ: El Niño waning, La Niña to develop in second half of 2024 In its advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services....

Pagasa: No tropical cyclone this weekend

2024-02-09T01:02+0100inquirer (en)

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) says on Friday, February 9, 2024, that no tropical cyclone will either form or enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) this weekend. Weather satellite image from Pagasa’s website.

Pagasa issues Mindanao flood alert

2024-02-08T15:21+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines Some regions in Mindanao may experience flooding on Thursday night, the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the following areas may experience flooding Region 11 (Davao Region) Davao Del Sur....

Draft report for flood mitigation project in city

2024-02-08T04:22+0100timesofindia (en)

Thiruvananthapuram : Experts from on Wednesday visited the flood affected areas of the city and discussed the flood mitigation master plan to be implemented with the corporation authorities. The city corporation, which is exploring the possibility of implementing more scientific methods to address....

Marcos conducts aerial inspection of flood-stricken Davao de Oro town

2024-02-07T11:06+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday conducted an aerial inspection of flood and landslide-stricken area of Davao de Oro. “President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. conducted an aerial inspection in Barangay Masara in Maco, Davao de Oro today, February 7.

Saudi Ambassador To Türkiye Votes In Anadolu's Photo Contest

2024-02-06T21:27+0100menafn (en)

- AzerNews) Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Türkiye took part Monday in selecting the photos of the year in Anadolu's international photo contest, Azernews reports, citing Anadolu Agency. Fahd bin Asaad Abu Al-Nasr voted for photos in the contest's five categories: "News," "Environment & Life," "Sports," "Earthquake: Hope" and "Gaza: Evidence.

OCD pushes long-term solutions to floods

2024-02-06T17:06+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has vowed to support the strengthening of river basin management, and other measures that need to be undertaken to mitigate flood risks, especially in highly susceptible areas in the country. “We cannot deny the fact that there are challenges and....

Saudi ambassador to Türkiye votes in Anadolu's photo contest

2024-02-06T16:51+0100azernews (en)

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Türkiye took part Monday in selecting the photos of the year in Anadolu's international photo contest, Azernews reports, citing Anadolu Agency. Fahd bin Asaad Abu Al-Nasr voted for photos in the contest’s five categories: "News," "Environment & Life," "Sports," "Earthquake: Hope" and "Gaza: Evidence.

Saudi ambassador to Türkiye votes in Anadolu's photo contest

2024-02-06T16:36+0100today-az (en)

Azernews reports, citing Anadolu Agency. Fahd bin Asaad Abu Al-Nasr voted for photos in the contest’s five categories: "News," "Environment & Life," "Sports," "Earthquake: Hope" and "Gaza: Evidence." In the News category, the ambassador voted for a photo titled "The flood swept away" by Mehmet Akif....

Death toll from LPA trough, 'amihan' rains in Mindanao now 18

2024-02-06T09:59+0100pna (en)

FLOODS. An aerial view of Barangay Guadalupe, Carmen, Davao del Norte which was hit by floods due to bad weather on Feb. 2, 2024. The NDRRMC on Tuesday (Feb. 6) said the death toll from the effects of a trough of a low pressure area and the northeast monsoon has climbed to 18.

Alvarez denies sedition, says Mindanao secession cause will be done peacefully

2024-02-06T04:21+0100gmanews (en)

Former Speaker and Davao del Norte lawmaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Tuesday that his call for separation of Mindanao from the Philippines , a call s hared by former President Rodrigo Duterte , is no criminal act and is a peaceful call to enable development in Mindanao.

NDRRMC: 1.1 million people affected due to LPA trough in Mindanao

2024-02-06T03:05+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines The number of affected persons due to the trough of a low pressure area (LPA) that has inundated parts of Mindanao has climbed to 1,122,975, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday. This translates to some 324,040 families and is....

Water elevation in 2 Luzon dams improves

2024-02-05T17:02+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines From nine in the past few days, the number of dams in Luzon with decreasing water level has gone down to seven. This developed after the water level at Ipo and Caliraya dams in Bulacan and Laguna, respectively, slightly improved yesterday. Ipo’s water level increased by 0.33 meters, or from 99.

Philippines: Flooding and Landslides in Mindanao, Philippines - Flash Update #2 (5 Feb 2024, 1430 HRS UTC +7)

2024-02-05T10:12+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW: According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ( NDRRMC ), the Northeast Monsoon and the Trough of the Low Pressure Area have affected Mindanao. The trough of the Low Pressure Area (LPA) continued to bring light to heavy rains in Mindanao until 2 February 2024.

Davao landslide, flood death toll surges to 14

2024-02-04T06:34+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

In this aerial photo provided by the Davao de Oro provincial government, soil erosion causes the concrete pavement to crack and erode part of the national highway at Km. 74, Purok 1B, in Barangay Sawangan, Mawab on Thursday morning. / Erwin Mascarinas/AFP.

Davao lawmakers thank President Marcos, Romualdez for aiding flood victims

2024-02-02T17:39+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Lawmakers from Davao have thanked President Marcos and Speaker Martin Romualdez for continuously sending aid to flood victims in the region, including the endorsement of P150 million in cash aid and 51,000 food packs. They are Davao Oriental Reps. Nelson Dayanghirang and Cheeno Almario, Davao del Norte Rep.

Father, son missing in landslide in Davao Oriental village

2024-02-02T07:04+0100manilatimes (en)

MANILA, Philippines : A father and son are missing following a landslide in their village in Davao Oriental due to heavy rain caused by a low pressure area (LPA) in Mindanao, disaster officials said on Friday. The City Disaster Risk Reduction Office in Mati City reported that elements of the Army's....

Philippines - Severe weather, update (PAGASA, NDRRMC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 31 January 2024)

2024-01-31T14:00+0100reliefWeb (en)

The amount of casualties and damage is still increasing following the effects of the Shear Line that caused widespread landslides and floods in Mindanao Island since 15 January. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, 18 people died and eight were injured in Davao Region.

OCD regional chief to Caraga residents: Take preemptive action amid heavy rain

2024-01-31T10:42+0100rappler (en)

'We should have learned the lesson last week when we were complacent because there was only rain due to the shear line, and there was no typhoon, but it turned out there was extreme flooding,' says Office of Civil Defense Caraga chief Liza Mazo. BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – Just over a week since....

Rama says Singapore trip is official business, not vacation

2024-01-30T12:28+0100inquirer (en)

CEBU CITY, Philippines Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama clarified that his recent Singapore trip was an official business and not a vacation, and the city did not spend a single cent for it. He clarified this during the flag-raising ceremony on Monday, Jan. 29 and during a press conference that took place on the same day.

ASEAN REGION GRAPPLES WITH 28 DISASTERS IN FOURTH WEEK OF 2024

2024-01-30T06:53+0100bernama (en)

JAKARTA, Jan 30 (Bernama) -- The ASEAN region experienced 28 disasters in the fourth week of 2024, including floods, landslides, and wind-related incidents. These calamities notably affected Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, according to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre).

Multi-hazard platform empowers Filipinos to report disasters in real-time

2024-01-30T01:21+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Filipinos can now report and share information about floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and cyclones in their communities directly from their mobile phones with the launch of a multi-hazard platform. MapaKalamidad.ph is a crowd-based platform that provides real-time hazard information.

P126 billion allotted for Central Luzon infrastructure projects

2024-01-28T23:31+0100philstar (en)

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines Up to P126.38 billion has been allocated in the 2024 national budget for the implementation of 2,995 infrastructure projects in Central Luzon, according to the regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways. DPWH-Central Luzon director Roseller Tolentino said the amount represents 13.

Tina Timeless: A Celebration of Life, Friendship, and 50 Fabulous Years

2024-01-28T11:54+0100inquirer (en)

Tina Tinio’s 50th birthday bash was not just an event but a testament to the celebration of life, friendship, and the connections she cultivated over the years. In a world filled with joy, laughter, and adventure, Tina Tinio , a vivacious and inspiring individual, recently marked a significant....

Remote Sensing, Vol. 16, Pages 499: Evaluation of Geographical and Annual Changes in Rice Planting Patterns Using Satellite Images in the Flood-Prone Area of the Pampanga River Basin, the Philippines

2024-01-28T09:30+0100mdpi (en)

Floods are some of the most devastating crop disasters in Southeast Asia. The Pampanga River Basin in the Philippines is a representative flood-prone area, where cultivation patterns vary according to the flood risk. However, quantitative analyses of the effects of flooding on cultivation patterns remain quite limited.

Whatever floats your home: Amphibious housing makes landfall in India

2024-01-27T17:19+0100HindustanTimes (en)

At the time, they were studying amphibious buildings as part of a Master’s degree in translational engineering, in Thiruvananthapuram. They didn’t want to settle into routine jobs, building structures that could no longer do the job that habitation was meant to do, says Nanma, now 30.

Philippines - Heavy rainfall and floods (DROMIC DSWD, PAGASA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 January 2024)

2024-01-25T13:02+0100reliefWeb (en)

Since 15 January, heavy rainfall due to the effects of the Shear Line has been affecting central and southern Philippines , particularly Mindanao Island affecting thousands of people and resulting in evacuations and damage. According to national authorities, almost 7,000 people have been displaced of....

Davao de Oro now in a state of calamity due to flooding

2024-01-24T04:39+0100inquirer (en)

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines The province of Davao de Oro has been placed under a state of calamity due to the massive destruction wrought on its communities by heavy rains brought about by the shear line last week. Nearly 200,000 people in the province were affected by floods....

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