Davao Oriental placed under state of calamity due to floods, landslides

Germelina Lacorte 01/28/2024

DAVAO CITY — The Provincial Board of Davao Oriental has placed the entire province under a state of calamity due to the destruction wrought by floods and landslides brought about by the continuous rain spawned by the…

742 people evacuated due to floods in Cagayan town

Villamor Visaya Jr. 12/24/2023

TUGUEGARAO CITY —Disaster response officials reported Sunday, Dec. 24, that 742 people (237 families) were evacuated Saturday night, Dec. 23, when incessant rains spawned by the northeast monsoon triggered floods in low-lying areas in Allacapan town in…

Myanmar flooding: More than 14,000 people displaced 

10/10/2023

BANGKOK — Flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Myanmar’s southern areas has displaced more than 14,000 people and disrupted traffic on the rail lines that connect the country’s biggest cities, officials and state-run media said Monday.…

Pagasa warns of floods in parts of PH due to rains, thunderstorms

Adrian Parungao 09/30/2023

MANILA, Philippines —  Though Tropical Storm Jenny (international name: Koinu) is not expected to directly affect the country, some parts of the country may experience flooding due to light to moderate rains and thunderstorms, the state weather…

CPPO ready to assist in search and rescue operations of flood victims

Emmariel Ares 09/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CCPO) said it is ready to provide assistance to the victims of floodsa and other related incidents in Cebu. Since Monday, September 11, 2023, heavy rainfall has been pestering…

Floods caused by heavy rains, clogged drainages in Cebu, says CCDRRMO

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 09/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) identified factors that contributed to the heavy floods that occurred in various parts of Metro Cebu this week. CCDRRMO Head Harold Alcontin said…

Floods prompt evacuation of some individuals in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/11/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Several individuals in Mandaue City were evacuated due to the flooding caused by the heavy rainfall on late Monday afternoon, September 11. Felix Suico Jr., head of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction…

Floods hit some areas in Mandaue, Cebu cities

CDN Digital 09/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parts of Metro Cebu experienced heavy rains at past 3 p.m. causing floods in some parts of Mandaue City.  This was confirmed by Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the Mandaue City Disaster…

PhilHealth covers confinements for dengue and leptospirosis

08/18/2023

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has reiterated its coverage for dengue and leptospirosis which are prevalent during rainy seasons after the Department of Health reported more than 80,000 cases of dengue and over 2,000 cases of…

No Filipinos hurt in Maui wildfires – DFA

08/12/2023

No Filipino has been killed or injured by wildfires on Hawaii’s Maui Island that turned entire neighborhoods into smoldering wastelands, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Hawaii authorities said the wildfire, which started on Tuesday…

‘Calamidades Publicas’

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 07/14/2023

All roads out of Makati were crowded on Wednesday night because of the heavy rains that caused flash floods that left motorists and commuters stewing till late. Hungry and desperate, I changed from defensive to offensive driving…

Leptospirosis: Beware of the unseen killer lurking in floodwaters

Mariele Ocubillo 07/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Leptospirosis, the silent killer which has claimed thousands of lives is again being watched due to the constant rains and floods in Cebu. The disease is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.