#KardingPH to bring rains in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The entire island of Cebu may be spared by the wrath of Super Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) but meteorologists urge the public to keep their raining gears ready. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Real estate group aids Ulysses recovery efforts in Ilagan

PR 11/21/2020

Following Typhoon Ulysses’ widespread destruction last week in the province of Isabela, real estate advocacy group A Better Real Estate Philippines (ABREP) mobilized volunteers to provide crucial support to displaced families in Ilagan. A state of calamity…

Central America braces as Hurricane Eta builds to Category 4

11/03/2020

Managua, Nicaragua—Eta rapidly intensified to a Category 4 hurricane on Monday, November 2, 2020, as it bore down on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and Honduras, threatening the Central American countries with catastrophic winds and floods. The…

‘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…

Life after Yolanda

Michelle Joy Padayhag and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/08/2018

It was early morning of November 8, 2013, when their lives changed after Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) battered northern Cebu and the rest of the Visayas region. With the blink of an eye, what they…

Pagasa belies ‘super typhoon’ speculations, calls for vigilance

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/10/2018

Weather bureau assures: No supertyphoon ‘Neneng,’ no landfall in Visayas Tropical depression Neneng won’t develop into a super typhoon and won’t make landfall in the Visayas.” Al Quiblat, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan),…

The act of giving

Radel Paredes 12/17/2016

One of the most common moral dilemma is how to do a good turn and resist the temptation to advertise it. We are all guilty of it, this urge to announce our acts of charity and how…

MAO BA? Mendicant mind-set

11/09/2016

A barangay official in Sta. Fe said there were folks in their town who wished that another Yolanda or a supertyphoon hits their area so they can receive more aid. “Kanusa man magkabalik og Yolanda diri sa…

DSWD’s call: We need more donations for 1.3M Lawin victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/27/2016

A CALL for donations in cash and in kind has been sounded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the more than a million people affected by Supertyphoon Lawin in the northern areas of…

Agencies prepare to help Lawin victims

Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 10/19/2016

As typhoon Lawin (Haima) began to intensify into a supertyphoon yesterday afternoon, public agencies in Central Visayas advised government personnel to be on alert, ready to respond to serious problems that may arise today in provinces of…

ALERT UP FOR LAWIN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2016

Better safe than sorry. Although Cebu is not in the path of Super Typhoon “Lawin” (international name: Haima), local disaster and law enforcement authorities yesterday geared up for an intense weather disturbance that was bearing down fast…

Vessels now allowed to sail

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/17/2016

Most of the vessels whose trips were cancelled due to typhoon Karen were allowed to sail yesterday, according to PO3 George Monel of the Philippine Coast Guard-Visayas. One of the vessels, Manila-bound passenger vessel MV Pope John…

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