OWWA to distribute more cash relief assistance to OFW families in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY —- Of the 3,202 beneficiaries of the cash relief assistance to families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) hard-hit by typhoon Lawin, over a thousand more applicants will get…

DA delivers PHP250-M worth of assistance to Cagayano farmers

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The provincial government of Cagayan has received a total of PHP250 million worth of agricultural assistance from the national government to help Cagayano farmers recover from the…

Students affected typhoon ‘Lawin’ to get PHP5,000 financial aid

LAOAG CITY — Around 5,000 private college students, especially those children of farmers and fisherfolks who were affected by typhoon “Lawin” will be given PHP5,000 each as financial assistance courtesy…

NFA ensures enough rice supply in Tuguegarao City

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) has assured the public that there is enough supply of rice despite the damage wrought by typhoon “Lawin” in the city last…

Electric coops, companies in Central Luzon to help restore electricity in typhoon-hit Cagayan, Isabela provinces

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija — Electric cooperatives and companies in Central Luzon on Wednesday sent equipment and personnel to help restore electricity to some 300,000 households and consumers in the provinces…

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Dagupan City still flooded 3 days after onslaught of ‘Lawin’

DAGUPAN CITY — Three days after the onslaught of typhoon “Lawin”, the City Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) here is still on red alert as water from upland municipalities…

Cagayan governor appeals for assistance in wake of ‘Lawin’ devastation

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Cagayan Governor Manuel Màmba has called on the national government for assistance in the wake of the devastation caused by Typhoon Lawin. In an interview with the…

NGCP: 72 toppled poles, 96 leaning poles in Tuguegarao City to be restored by Oct. 29

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) here has reported 72 toppled electrical poles and 96 leaning poles along the Tuguegarao-Cabagan, Tuguegarao-Tabuk and Tuguegarao-Magapit-Camalaniugan-Sta.Ana 69-kV lines,…

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…

Residents near Magat Dam alerted vs flooding in aftermath of ‘Lawin’

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — After typhoon “Lawin” pummelled Northern Philippines late Wednesday night, Magat Dam officials have renewed their call for alertness among townsfolk and evacuation to higher grounds…

‘Lawin’ no longer a threat, exits PHL area of responsibility

MANILA — Typhoon ‘Lawin’ (international name ‘Haima’) is no longer a threat to northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said in its severe weather bulletin released Thursday afternoon. ‘Lawin’ exited…

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Pre-emptive evacuation now ongoing in Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Norte

MANILA — In line with ongoing government efforts to mitigate the severe aftermath of Typhoon “Lawin,” pre-emptive evacuations are now ongoing in areas prone to landslides and storm surges in…

Forced evacuation done in coastal Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — Disaster response officials have ordered a forced evacuation in coastal towns as Typhoon Lawin hit Cagayan and Isabela. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 5…

Ilocos region residents brace for TS ‘Lawin’

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — Residents of Ilocos region in northern Luzon are advised to brace for the devastation of Typhoon “Lawin” (international name Haima) as it makes landfall…