Taal Volcano update: 29 volcanic quakes recorded in last 24 hours

Neil Arwin Mercado 07/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Twenty-nine volcanic earthquakes were recorded over the last 24 hours as Taal Volcano remained under Alert Level 3 following its recent eruption, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported Friday morning, July…

PB approves P5 million assistance for Taal victims as volcano continues unrest

Rosalie Abatayo 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The P5 million financial assistance of the Capitol to the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption has been approved by the Cebu Provincial Board on Monday, February 3, 2020. The PB passed in mass…

Capitol to send P5 million for Taal victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will be extending P5 million in financial aid for the families displaced by the recent eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia made the announcement during a…

Cebu City to give P5M financial aid to Taal Volcano victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is planning to give financial aid to Batangas for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.  In a phone interview with CDN Digital, Labella said he has seen the needs…

Labella visits Taal volcano victims

Doris C. Bongcac 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella visited on Thursday, January 23, 2020, towns and cities in Batangas Province that were affected by the Taal volcano eruption to especially determine how the city government can…

Phivolcs: Kanlaon volcano in Negros Occidental remains calm

Rosalie Abatayo 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Island remains free from any signs of activity. Engineer Andylene Quintia, resident volcanologist of the Kanlaon Volcano Observatory, said the volcano had remained in alert level zero and was…

Taal magma rising, fissuring suggest ‘explosive eruption is imminent’

Julie M. Aurelio, Patricia Denise M. Chiu, Renzo Acosta 01/15/2020

Updated @ 12:34 a.m., Jan. 15, 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Taal Volcano belched less lava and ash on Tuesday, but it was not an indication that the volcano was quieting down and that villagers who fled its…

Unfolding crisis

01/15/2020

Crisis, it’s been said, brings out the best and worst in people. There’s plenty of instances of that dichotomy in the way the country is responding to the ongoing eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas, which, to…

PBA commissioner vows to ask help for Taal Volcano eruption victims

Musong Castillo 01/15/2020

Willie Marcial, the PBA commissioner who is a native of Batangas City, will do the rounds with representatives of all the league’s team owners on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, to ask for help for those affected by…

Taal volcano ashfall have little to zero chance of reaching Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There is little to zero chance of Cebu experiencing ashfall and being blanketed by other harmful particles spewed by Taal volcano. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan (Pagasa –…

BREAKING: Batangas placed under state of calamity due to Taal Volcano eruption

Cathrine Gonzales 01/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The entire province of Batangas has been placed under state of calamity on Monday following the phreatic eruption of Taal Volcano. The declaration was announced through a special session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng…

Basilica releases prayers for Taal volcano to calm down

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As hundreds of residents from the provinces in Southern Luzon were evacuated due to the continuing unrest of Taal Volcano, the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño de Cebu has released prayers for the…

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