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Articles after 14 Jan 2024

300 trapped miners in Mati City rescued

2024-01-20T07:56+0100rappler (en)

DAVAO ORIENTAL, Philippines – The 300 miners who had been trapped in their workplace in a remote village in Mati City have been rescued by a team of soldiers and locals, the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) in Davao Region said on Saturday, January 20.

Davao landslide deaths climb to 10, rescuers seek 1 missing

2024-01-20T01:41+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

LANDSLIDE VICTIMS. Rescue workers carry out the body of one of the fatalities of the landslide at Mt. Diwata in Monkayo, Davao de Oro on Thursday. The death toll from a landslide in Davao de Oro province climbed to 10, a disaster official said Friday, as the search for one missing person continued.

Effects of Shear Line in Caraga and Davao Regions, Philippines - Flash Update #1 (19 Jan 2024 1800 HRS UTC +7)

2024-01-19T17:52+0100reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. OVERVIEW : According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ( NDRRMC ) reports dated 17-18 Jan 2024, Caraga and Davao Regions in Eastern Mindanao have been experiencing rains and thunderstorms since 16 January due to the shear line. These have caused flooding and landslides in several provinces in these regions.

Shocking AI images paint grim picture for cities at risk of disaster from climate change

2024-01-19T17:20+0100express (en)

Artificial intelligence has issued a chilling warning that parts of the world could face terrifying floods and extreme weather as a result of climate change if action isn't taken. Bing's AI has identified the 10 cities most at risk from climate change, highlighting areas lacking in green energy and flood defences.

DSWD distributes P13M worth of aid for flood victims in Davao Region

2024-01-19T15:57+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday that it has distributed over P13 million of humanitarian aid for the victims of flooding in the Davao Region due to a shear line. DSWD Davao Regional Director Vanessa Goc-ong said in her report that the DSWD....

Extreme weather, 7 nations experienced the costliest disaster ever in 2023. Africa two of the deadliest – ruetir

2024-01-19T11:23+0100ruetir (en)

Extreme weather in 2023 sets another sad record: meteorological disasters have cost the planet a figure of 63 billion dollars. According to the annual report of insurance broker Gallagher Re, the previous record of 57 billion dollars in 2020 was surpassed.

7 dead, 2 hurt due to effects of shear line in Caraga, Davao

2024-01-19T09:30+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The shear-line induced landslides and flooding in CARAGA and Davao region left at least seven individuals dead and two others injured. The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) on Friday reported that it has yet to verify the casualties in the affected region.

200,000 persons affected by floods, landslide in Davao Region

2024-01-19T08:45+0100davaotoday (en)

Photo from the City Government of Davao’s Facebook page. DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Almost 200,000 people all across Davao Region have been affected by floods and landslides brought by heavy rain since Tuesday, January 16. The region’s Office of Civil Defense (OCD-XI) reported that the three-day....

A record 63 billion-dollars of weather disasters hit Earth in 2023

2024-01-19T04:46+0100reneweconomy (en)

issued January 17. The total damage wrought by weather disasters in 2023 was $301 billion, with an unusually high 57% of that total being insured damages. For comparison, weather disasters did $360 billion in damage in 2022, with 39% of the total being insured damages. Gallagher Re’s historical database extends back to 1990.

Diverted flights due to bad weather return to Davao International Airport --CAAP

2024-01-19T04:26+0100gmanews (en)

The diverted flights due to bad weather caused by the shear line have already returned to Davao International Airport (DIA) on Friday, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said. “All previously diverted flights have successfully returned to DIA today, January 19, seamlessly....

AI predicts 10 cities most at risk for horror 'weather vortex and extreme flooding'

2024-01-18T23:14+0100dailystar (en)

An artificial intelligence has warned parts of the world could suffer horror floods and a terrifying weather vortex if they do not "take action." The 10 cities most at risk of falling to climate change pressures were imagined by Bing's AI, with some parts of the world lacking green energy and flood defences necessary to fend off the elements.

Philippines - Floods and landslides (ADINet, PAGASA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 January 2024)

2024-01-18T12:51+0100reliefWeb (en)

In the past few days, heavy rainfall and strong winds have been affecting parts of Mindanao, southern Philippines , causing floods, triggering landslides, and resulting in casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network, in Caraga Region, northern Mindanao 5,474 people have....

DPWH, JICA okay flood control projects in Marikina, Cagayan rivers

2024-01-18T09:14+0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) made an agreement on Wednesday for flood control in the Pasig-Marikina River and the Cagayan River basins. According to DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain, the project will help....

Save migrating birds over northern Manila Bay, says study

2024-01-17T13:38+0100rappler (en)

MANILA, Philippines – Three areas in northern Manila Bay host high numbers of shorebirds during migration, a recent study found, further demonstrating the role the Bay plays in supporting bird species and their flyway populations. The research , published in international journal Wader Study last....

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T07:25+0100radionz (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals. Their stings can also kill people.

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T07:16+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals. Their stings can also kill people.

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T03:46+0100bbc (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals.

Best Photos Of Nature: 26 Winners Of Close Up Photographer Of The Year

2024-01-16T14:06+0100forbes (en)

Security, Finalist, Young category: A Barbary macaque cradles a young monkey in its arms at the Ifran National Park, Morocco. Arthur Cech - CUPOTY 5. Aiming to reveal the hidden wonders of the world through Fielding more than 12,000 entries from 67 countries, a jury of photographers, scientists,....

15 Asia-Pacific countries agree on trade pact

2024-01-16T08:16+0100elevenmyanmar (en)

NONTHABURI, Thailand — Fifteen Asia-Pacific countries, including the Philippines , are moving forward with what could be one of the world’s biggest trade deals, their leaders said in a statement at the close of a regional summit here on Monday. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)....

El Niño challenge

2024-01-16T06:27+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

The El Niño phenomenon, the climate pattern that refers to the unusual warming of surface waters in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, is in effect in the Philippines . PAGASA, or the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration, which provides weather forecasts....

On this day in history, January 15

2024-01-15T21:30+0100the-star (en)

Real people, real stories – more than just dates and boring facts. 588BC Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign. The siege lasts two years and results in the razing of the city and the Jews being carted off to Babylon in exile.

Davao solon bares 2023 achievements

2024-01-15T17:09+0100tribuneonline (en)

DAVAO CITY — The Office of First Congressional District Representative Paolo Duterte on Monday revealed the lawmaker’s accomplishment report from January to December 2023 as a member of the House of Representatives. The lawmaker authored 78 House bills and 12 resolutions and cited House Bills 07360,....

Davao solon bares House achievements in 2023

2024-01-15T04:00+0100tribuneonline (en)

DAVAO CITY — First Congressional District Rep. Paolo Z. Duterte released on Monday his accomplishment report from January to December 2023 as a member of the House of Representatives (HOR). The lawmaker authored 78 House bills and 12 resolutions and cited House Bills 07360, 09423, 09682, 07687,....

Ilagan’s cleanest river off-limits to public for rehab

2024-01-14T21:40+0100inquirer (en)

CITY OF ILAGANThe crowd-drawing Abuan River in the village of Bintacan in this capital city of Isabela province was closed to the public until further notice in an effort to jump-start its rehabilitation and cleanup, local authorities said on Saturday.

Napocor, Korean firm eye dam safety cooperation

2024-01-13T02:02+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

State-run National Power Corp. (Napocor) said Friday it is exploring joint projects and technical cooperation with Korea Water Resources Corp. for dam safety operations. Napocor president and chief executive Fernando Martin Roxas recently welcomed the delegates and officials from K-Water headed by chief executive Yun Seog-dae.

Perspectives Insight: Do ideas matter in an election?

2024-01-10T04:30+0100JakartaPost (en)

P. residential debates are a favorite pastime of mine. Whether I am alone or with company, they never fail to awaken the teenage girl within me who delights in arguments and their deconstruction. It is probably the same reason I have delved into public policya world full of ambiguity and contrasting....

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