Ilocos Norte declared under state of calamity

LAOAG CITY — Ilocos Norte officials on Friday declared the province under a state of calamity after strong winds and heavy rain accompanying Typhoon “Lawin” destroyed more than PHP 673.49…

Pre-emptively evacuated families for ‘Lawin’ now at 18,277 families

MANILA — In line with efforts to mitigate the effects of Typhoon “Lawin”, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced on Thursday it has pre-emptively evacuated 18,277 families…