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Posts Tagged ‘Typhoon Ompong’

BOC donates smuggled clothes and shoes to Ompong victims

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has officially turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) the smuggled clothes, blankets and footwear that were confiscated...

Duterte places Regions I, II, II and CAR under state of calamity

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte issues Proclamation Number 593 declaring state of calamity In Regions I,II,III and Cordillera Administrative Region after Typhoon Ompong caused widespread damage in northern Luzon....

Ompong leaves P26-B damage to agriculture

Posted on: September 25th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol confirmed on Monday, September 24, that Typhoon Ompong inflicted P26 billion worth of damages to agriculture. The country’s rice production was the hardest hit...

16 mayors issued show cause orders; asked to explain absence during Ompong

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 | No Comments
    The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued a show cause order against 16 mayors who were allegedly “missing in action” while Typhoon Ompong was...

‘Ompong’ deaths now at 88, estimated damages at P16B

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The latest tally from the Philippine National Police (PNP) National Operations Center on Thursday, September 20, registered a total of 88 individuals who lost their...

Duterte slams ex-COA commissioner Mendoza: ‘She can’t lecture me’

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte criticized the statements of former Commission on Audit commissioner, Heidi Mendoza, during a speech in Malacañang Wednesday. The president said he will not allow...

10 mayors in Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, under probe for alleged absence during ‘Ompong’

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
At least 10 mayors from Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Region are under investigation for their alleged absence during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong. The Department of the Interior and...

‘Ompong’ death toll climbs to 81 – PNP

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The number of deaths in the wake of Typhoon Ompong has now risen to 81, based on the latest count from the Philippine National Police (PNP)....

DA sets ‘mercy mission flights’ to help Ompong-ravaged areas

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to launch ‘mercy mission flights’ to help areas in Luzon that were ravaged by Typhoon Ompong. According to Agriculture Secretary...

Death toll rises to 74 in the wake of Typhoon Ompong

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Death toll continues to rise as a result of the strong Typhoon Ompong. Based on the 9:00 a.m. count from the Philippine National Police (PNP)...