Natonin, neighboring towns need more aid: Ex-mayor

BAGUIO CITY — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael, who served as mayor of Natonin, Mountain Province in 2007-2010, called for more donations to feed and equip the…

No more signs of life: 21 still missing in Natonin landslide

NATONIN, Mountain Province — No sign of life has been detected and 21 people are still missing at a landslide area here, where a building of the Department of Public Works and…

Scores feared dead in Mt. Province landslide

BAGUIO CITY — A still undetermined number of persons are feared to have perished when a landslide hit the building of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Mt. Province (DPWH-MP) in…

Forced evacuation to be enforced as new storm threatens northern Luzon

ITOGON, Benguet — Authorities in Cordillera will implement a forced evacuation on geohazard and landslide-prone areas in Itogon and the whole region, after the weather bureau announced that a new storm…

“Ompong” death toll in Cordillera rises to 72; 66 others missing

ITOGON, Benguet —- The death toll due to Typhoon “Ompong” has risen to 72 in the Cordillera, while 63 others are still missing as of Thursday noon, according to the…

MGB-Central Visayas top officials relieved after Cebu landslide

CITY OF NAGA, Cebu — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu on Friday ordered the immediate relief of four top officials of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau…

23 more bodies recovered from Cebu landslide site

CITY OF NAGA — A total of 23 more bodies were retrieved Friday from the landslide site in Barangay Tinaan here, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29. As of…

Ifugao mourns townmates’ death in Benguet mines landslide

ITOGON, Benguet — Ifugao province recorded zero casualty in the onslaught of Typhoon “Ompong” (Mangkhut), but the Ifugaos are mourning the death of scores of their townmates in a landslide in…

Incessant heavy rains cause landslides, riprap collapse in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY — The incessant heavy monsoon rains have taken its toll on Cordillera, as the region’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC) reported 22 incidents of landslide and mudslide,…

1 dead, 1 missing, 7 hurt in Olongapo, Zambales due to floods

OLONGAPO CITY — The onslaught of Tropical Depression Josie on Sunday resulted in flooding of 16 of the 17 barangays here and a number of landslides that killed a woman,…

Antique landslide buries 2 kids

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — Two children were killed while their mother sustained a minor injury after a landslide struck their house past midnight Sunday in Antique. The victims were…

Another landslide in Cavite blocks major highway

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – Another landslide struck a portion of the major road connecting the Cavite towns of Alfonso and Indang via the Luksuhin Road (K0058+750) in Barangay Tambo Malaki in…

Flood, landslide fatalities increase to 7 in northern Vietnam

HANOI — Flash floods and landslides caused by heavy rains during the weekend in Vietnam’s northern mountainous region left seven people dead and 12 others missing, the country’s Central Steering Committee…

2 die in Wednesday afternoon landslide in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Two construction firm employees died when the barracks they were staying in was carried away by a landslide caused by gushing waters along Sandico Sreet in Barangay Salud…

1 dead, 4 missing in Tacloban landslide

TACLOBAN CITY — At least one person was confirmed dead while four others went missing after a landslide collapsed a wall and buried houses along one of the city’s major thoroughfares…

4 die, 3 survive in Zambo landslide

ZAMBOANGA CITY  — Four people were buried alive while three others survived in a landslide caused by heavy downpour in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, a police official said Wednesday.…

Landslide hits SoCot village: One hurt

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Aug. 7 — A villager was injured after a landslide hit a remote community in Banga town in South Cotabato on Sunday afternoon. Dionito Otic, head of…

Mother dies, 2 minors injured as landslide buries house in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY — A mother died and two minors were injured when their house was buried by loosened soil after a riprap collapsed in a subdivision in Barangay Kias here…

Death toll from Colombia landslide climbs to 306

BOGOTA — At least 306 people have died and 362 more have been injured by the landslide that hit the Colombian town of Mocoa on Saturday. The Minister of Defense…

Death toll of massive landslide in Colombia rises to 254, President Santos says

MOSCOW — The death toll of massive landslide that in Colombia continues to grow, with country’s President Juan Manuel Santos announcing that over 250 people were killed. The death of…