Posts Tagged calamities

Earthquake and other calamities might cause failure of elections—Comelec

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 25, 2019

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said failure of elections can be declared during an earthquake or other calamities. Comelec Spokesperson Director James Jimenez said violence, terrorism, and cheating will also...

NDRRMC sends assessment team in areas devastated by TS “Vinta”

admin   •   December 28, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Spokesperson Romina Marasigan lamented that the high death toll due to the typhoon, despite the constant reminder and preparations...

PHIVOLCS records magnitude 5 quake in Quezon

admin   •   November 10, 2016

  A magnitude 5 quake hit Quezon at 3:10 this afternoon. The Philipine Institute of Volcanology and Seimology (PHIVOLCS) said it is tectonic in origin with 13km deep at 24km...

Italy quake toll rises to nearly 250 as rescuers struggle to find survivors

admin   •   August 25, 2016

  The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy rose sharply to almost 250 people early on Thursday after rescue teams worked through the night to try to...

Natural disasters in China kill more than 800 since June

admin   •   July 27, 2016

More than 800 people have died and about 200 are missing in a series of natural disasters that have struck China since June, the worst casualty figures since a similar...


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