Five lessons from Typhoon ‘Ulysses’

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 11/15/2020

Considering the frequency, range, and gravity of the natural disasters that visit our country every year, it is hard to imagine any other people that are as resilient (and as positive in disposition) as the Filipino nation.…

Ulysses death toll now at 37 – NDRRMC

Patricia Denise M. Chiu - Reporter / @PDMChiuINQ 11/15/2020

MANILA Philippines — The death toll from Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) continues to rise as different agencies scrambled to launch rescue operations in Cagayan province which bore the brunt of the damage in the Cagayan Valley…

Typhoon Ulysses death toll climbs to 14

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over a dozen individuals have died as a result of the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon. Citing data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

More than 2 million people across 12 regions affected by Rolly — NDRRMC

Krissy Aguilar 11/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — More than two million people residing across 12 regions suffered from the effects of super typhoon Rolly, which was considered the world’s strongest typhoon this year, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

NDRRMC: 31.9 million Filipinos affected by Typhoon Rolly

Jeanette Andrade - @inquirerdotnet 11/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — With over a quarter of the country’s total population projected to be on super typhoon Rolly’s path, government agencies scrambled on Sunday to be all hands on deck to brace for impact. At a…

Super Typhoon Rolly may affect, displace up to 31 million persons — NDRRMC

Consuelo Marquez 11/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Between 19 million to 31 million individuals could be displaced by Super Typhoon Rolly, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday. “Our predictive analytics po reflect between 19M [million] –…

‘Rolly’ expected to bring extensive damage as it threatens PH

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 10/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni) is expected to bring extensive damage along its path as it inches closer to the Philippine landmass, according to an assessment of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Mandaue DRRMO has unfilled positions, underutilized funds — COA

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) told the Mandaue City government to fill in mandatory positions in its Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (LDRRMO) after its 2019 audit shows that two out…

P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 01/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over P16.5 million worth of assistance have been sent to families who are now sheltered at various evacuation centers following the Jan. 12 eruption of Taal Volcano, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Ursula death toll now 41; 12 still missing — NDRRMC

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 12/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The number of fatalities caused by the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula has climbed to 41, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday. In its situation report, NDRRMC said at least 12…

NDRRMC: 432 injured 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,…

At least 1 dead, 43 injured after powerful Mindanao quake – NDRRMC

Frances Mangosing - Inquirer.net 10/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — At least one person was reported dead while 43 others were injured after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake hjolted central Mindanao on Tuesday morning. Nestor Narciso, 66, a resident of Koronadal City, succumbed to massive…

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