Tumulak wants DRRMOs placed under DILG

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local Government Units like Cebu City should no longer be burdened with the task of disaster risk reduction and management planning. Councilor Dave Tumulak said that a separate agency should be created to…

Tumulak calls on barangays to prepare residents for disasters

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A recent trip to Japan had Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak think about the disaster preparedness of Cebuanos and the readiness of communities when disaster strikes. The seasoned councilor visited Yokohama City, the…

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides

10/14/2019

TOKYO — Rescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan, leaving dozens of people dead or missing. Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain…

Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills four in Japan

AFP 10/13/2019

TOKYO — Japan’s military scrambled Sunday to rescue people trapped by flooding in the aftermath of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, which killed at least four people, caused landslides and burst rivers. By Sunday morning, the significantly weakened storm…

Tokyo eerily quiet, bracing for worst typhoon in 6 decades

Associated Press 10/12/2019

  TOKYO — Tokyo and surrounding areas braced for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades, with streets and trains stations unusually quiet Saturday as rain poured over the city. Store shelves were bare…

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