Posts Tagged earthquake

Pinoy invents device that measures building’s structural integrity

Marje Pelayo   •   August 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The stability of a structure is best tested during strong earthquakes. However, inspections usually take days to determine if a building has damage or if it can...

Photographers launch ‘Bayanihan para sa Batanes’ to help quake victims

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 2, 2019

The spirit of bayanihan has proven itself timeless. In the digital age, a group of photographers has gathered together to launch ‘Bayanihan para sa Batanes’. READ: Congressmen to donate part...

PH Coast Guard ships sail to quake-hit Batanes for relief ops

Robie de Guzman   •   August 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Two vessels of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) are on their way to Batanes province to bring relief goods and supplies for the victims of two successive...

Government admits difficulty in bringing assistance to Batanes calamity victims

Maris Federez   •   July 30, 2019

The Department of National Defense (DND) admitted that the government is having difficulty in reaching out to the earthquake victims in Batanes. DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that aside from...

Congressmen to donate part of their salaries for Batanes quake victims

Robie de Guzman   •   July 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Members of the House of Representatives are looking to raise some money to help the victims of twin earthquakes that rattled Batanes over the weekend. In a...

DOH sends health workers to quake-hit Batanes

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has deployed health emergency and mental health teams to Itbayat town in Batanes days after it was hit by earthquakes. In a...

Duterte allots P40 million for building of new clinic in quake-hit Batanes

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has assured to provide P40 million to Batanes for the reconstruction of a local hospital in Itbayat town that was damaged by earthquakes that...

PNP to assist in retrieval operations after Batanes quake

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 27, 2019

The Philippine National Police will assist in retrieval operations after two earthquakes rocked Batanes on Saturday (July 27). READ: 8 dead, 60 injured after twin earthquakes struck Batanes PNP chief...

8 dead, 60 injured after twin earthquakes struck Batanes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 27, 2019

Eight people are confirmed dead while 60 were injured after a 5.4 and 5.9 earthquakes rocked Batanes on Saturday (July 27). Authorities said that among the casualties include a 5-year-old...

5.5 magnitude quake jolts Surigao del Sur

Maris Federez   •   July 13, 2019

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Surigao del Sur and its neighboring provinces early morning Saturday, July 13. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the earthquake, recorded...


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