75 deaths due to ‘Usman’ still being validated: NDRRMC

MANILA — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is still verifying reports that floods and landslides, triggered by inclement weather caused by Tropical Depression Usman, have so far…

Death toll due to ‘habagat’ now at 2, 1 missing: NDRRMC

MANILA — Inclement weather caused by the southwest monsoon, enhanced by Tropical Storm “Karding”, has so far caused the death of two persons and one missing in the National Capital Region…

‘Habagat’ affects more than 85K families: NDRRMC

MANILA — Heavy rains, caused by the southwest monsoon (habagat) enhanced by tropical storm “Yagi” (formerly “Karding”) has affected some 88,131 families or around 382,996 persons in six regions. In its…

1-M people now affected by ‘Urduja’: NDRRMC

MANILA — Families affected by Tropical Depression “Urduja” has now hit the 281,902 mark which is equivalent to 1,090,725 persons, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said in…

549 families in 3 regions affected by ‘Jolina’: NDRRMC

MANILA — Some 549 families in three regions have been affected by the inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Jolina, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Saturday.…

Disaster relief agencies meet for ‘Isang’ contingency measures

  MANILA –The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday convened a pre-disaster risk assessment in preparation for the possible impact of tropical depression ‘Isang’. Defense Undersecretary Ricardo…

Gov’t eyes ‘multi-year’ funding for war-torn Marawi

MANILA — The government is now prepared to mobilize P5 billion worth of funds from the national budget for the rehabilitation and recovery of war-torn Marawi, the Department of Budget…

1,837 families affected by Leyte quake

MANILA — Around 1,837 families or 9,185 individuals in Leyte have been reported affected by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Ormoc City and nearby areas last July 6. In…

NDRRMC on ‘red alert’ as magnitude 7.2 quake hits Davao Occidental

MANILA — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has placed its operations center on red alert following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Sarangani, Davao Occidental on…

Number of quake-affected families in Batangas nearly 22,000

MANILA — The number of people affected by the April 8 magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck Batangas has now climbed close to 22,000, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Power, water supplies largely restored in quake-damaged areas — NDRRMC

MANILA — Power and water supplies have been largely restored in quake-battered Surigao City and other quake-battered provinces. This was disclosed by National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)…

NDRRMC sends 2nd shipment of aid to Surigao

MANILA — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) continues to augment the resources of the local governments of Surigao del Norte to aid kababayans who survived the…

Flooding in CDO affects 4,879 persons, forces evacuation of 3,911 others — NDRRMC

MANILA — Severe flooding has affected 4,879 persons and caused the evacuation of 3,911 others in Cagayan De Oro as heavy rains battered the city and other areas of Northern…

‘Nina’ affects 429,485 individuals in 4 regions — NDRRMC

MANILA — In its 8 a.m. Tuesday update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that inclement weather spawned by Typhoon “Nina” has affected some 25,959 families…

‘Marce’ prompts preemptive evacuation of 637 families in C. Visayas, CARAGA

MANILA — Inclement weather brought about by Tropical Storm Marce has forced the preemptive evacuation of 637 families, consisting of about 2,959 persons, in Central Visayas and the CARAGA regions,…

Disaster quick response teams mobilized as TS ‘Marce’ intensifies

MANILA — Quick response teams of the National Disaster Risk Response and Management Council (NDRRMC) have been mobilized for possible contingencies as “Marce” intensifies into a tropical storm. The teams,…

Initial ‘Lawin’ damage assessment for agri, infra now at PHP657.8-M mark

MANILA — Three days after Typhoon Lawin struck the country, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), in its Saturday update, announced that agriculture and infrastructure losses for…

NDRRMC remains on ‘red alert,’ attached agencies being mobilized for ‘Lawin’

MANILA –The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Tuesday all its units remain on “red alert” as all attached agencies are being mobilized with the expected landfall…

Gov’t prepares for typhoon “Lawin”

MANILA — The government is preparing to cushion the possible impact of typhoon “Lawin” (international codename: Haima), which was expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this week.…

DSWD prepares response measures for ‘Karen’

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday it has already issued a memorandum to its Field Offices along the forecast path of tropical storm…