Posts Tagged disaster

DILG advises LGUs to do early disaster preparedness actions

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 6, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has advised local government units (LGU) to do early disaster preparedness actions. DILG Spokesperson Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said it is better...

Rescue workers discover bus buried by mining dam disaster

admin   •   January 29, 2019

Firefighters and other rescuers worked on Monday (January 28) to uncover a bus they presume is filled with people who perished in Friday’s (January 25) disaster, in which a burst...

Animals rescued from trail of destruction from Brazil dam collapse

admin   •   January 28, 2019

 Rescuers in Brazil rescued animals from a trail of destruction left behind by a dam collapse in Brazil, as emergency officials resumed the search for hundreds of missing people. The...

Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption

admin   •   May 23, 2018

    Lava from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is...

Four towns in Albay ordered to prepare ahead of a possible lahar flow during the rainy season

admin   •   February 28, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The possible flowing of lahar from around the Mayon Volcano during the onset of the rainy season might hit 26 barangays in four towns of the province of...

Employees and students join 2018’s first earthquake drill

admin   •   February 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City hosted the drill this year which primarily focused on preparations for the possible striking of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake or the so-called “The Big One” in...

NFA sends rice supply to Mayon affected residents

admin   •   January 30, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The National Food Authority (NFA) distributed more than 13,000 sacks of rice to residents affected by the activities of Mt. Mayon. Based on the figures of the...

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico City; death toll mounts to over 200

admin   •   September 20, 2017

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets. Over a hundred people had been reported killed across the...

Recovery loans available for calamity-hit farmers — DA

admin   •   March 22, 2017

PHILIPPINES — The survival and recovery or sure assistance program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is now in effect. It aims to help farmers affected by calamities like typhoons...

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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