Death toll rises to 832

AP 09/30/2018

PALU, Indonesia — Rescuers in Indonesia were scrambling Sunday to reach trapped victims screaming for help from collapsed buildings, while looters risked entering an unstable shopping mall to grab whatever they could find after a massive earthquake…

NAGA LANDSLIDE: Death toll rises to 42

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2018

As of Sunday morning (September 23), the Naga City police station has recorded at least 42 fatalities and nine survivors three days after a massive landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan last Thursday (September 20). Authorities…

No survivors found, death toll rises to 29 Rains continue to hamper rescue operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

  Over thirty-six hours of search, rescue and recovery operations in the landslide area in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City have already yielded 29 dead bodies, saved 8 persons and left 41 individuals unaccounted. On…

Toll from Japan quake rises to 18

AFP 09/07/2018

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18. Around 22 people are…

Death toll rises to 31, scores still missing

AFP 08/06/2018

The death toll from a massive dam collapse in southern Laos has jumped to 31, officials said, with scores still missing weeks after the unprecedented disaster that swept entire villages and farmland away. Information about the number…

Malnutrition rises in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/27/2018

In Central Visayas, the province of Cebu has the second highest number of malnourished pre-school children aged zero to 71 months old, a National Nutrition Council (NNC-7) report said. According to a 2017 assessment of NNC-7, among…

Ermita fire: Death toll rises to 3

Morexette Erram 05/08/2018

The number of fatalities of the dawn fire that razed over 300 houses in two sitios of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday has risen to three. In an interview with Cebu Daily News, Cebu City Disaster…

India storm toll rises

AFP 05/04/2018

THE death toll from freak storms that hit India climbed above 140 on Friday as people told how they had no time to escape the ferocious winds which tore down homes and toppled walls. Amid warnings of…

One of 253 awardees rises to top of her class

Intern 05/02/2018

Don Sergio Osmeña Sr. Academic Award In a fast-paced civilization where money is the lifeblood of the system, one could say that the absence of it will eventually lead to a doomed future. But this is not…

As heat rises, public told: Stay indoors

Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2018

With the temperatures rising especially in the afternoons because of the dry season, the public are advised to stay indoors as much as possible. Dr. Shelbay Blanco, Health Emergency Management Staff (HEMS) coordinator of the Department of…

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