Cebu City prepares P50 million financial assistance for quake-hit areas in Luzon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, in an online press conference on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, announced his directive to prepare P50 million as assistance to the earthquake-hit areas in Luzon last July 28,…

Phivolcs records over 1,300 aftershocks after Abra earthquake

Zacarian Sarao 07/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Saturday said that it has already recorded 1,375 aftershocks since the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the province of Abra. Of the total aftershocks, Phivolcs…

35 schools damaged by Abra earthquake; over 8K others affected — DepEd

Daphne Galvez 07/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 35 schools sustained infrastructure damage after a strong 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Abra province and other parts of Luzon, the Department of Education (DepEd) reported on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Of the…

Bongbong Marcos flies to earthquake-hit Abra

Neil Arwin Mercado 07/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. left Metro Manila on Thursday morning, July 28, 2022, to visit earthquake-hit Abra province, the Palace announced. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Marcos’ chopper took off for Abra past…

Chan to send rescue team to Abra

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is set to deploy its Collapsed Structure Search & Rescue Team from the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) to help the earthquake victims in the Province of…

Are Filipinos prepared for the Big One?

Tony S. Bergonia 07/27/2022

[This is a report published by INQUIRER.net in May 2011. We are reposting it as a reminder of the need for vigilance and preparedness in light of the 7.3 quake in Abra that was felt in other…

Rama: Cebu City, LCP will help earthquake-affected areas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, the newly elected president of the League of the Cities of the Philippines (LCP), said the LCP will look into its internal capability to help the victims of…

Abra earthquake should be a lesson to prepare – Cebu official

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A Cebu official believes that the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Abra and other parts of Luzon on Wednesday morning, July 27, should be a lesson to prepare. “Experience will always be the…

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