Palace crafting EO to create task force for typhoon-hit areas

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has started crafting an executive order (EO) creating a task force dedicated to disaster preparedness and post-calamity rehabilitation and recovery efforts, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday. This is after President Duterte ordered…

NDRRMC: 432 injured, 21 killed in two quakes that rocked Mindanao

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — After two earthquakes rattled Mindanao in just a week, 432 people were injured while 21 were killed, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. In a 6 a.m. situation report Sunday,…

7 reported dead from ‘Lawin’

Inquirer.net 10/21/2016

At least seven have been reported killed after supertyphoon Lawin (international name Haima) slammed into Northern Luzon. Ricardo Jalad, executive director of National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said they received reports of fatalities from…

DSWD marks Disaster Consciousness Month

PR 07/12/2016

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) headed by Regional Director Ma. Evelyn Macapobre recently joined the press conference at the opening activity for the observance of Disaster Consciousness Month. DSWD is the…

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