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National State of Calamity

Proposal to Declare National State of Calamity Underway Says NDRRMC Chief

Defense OIC Usec. Jose Faustino said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is finalizing a proposal for the declaration of a national state of calamity as tropical storm Paeng leaves with a trail of casualties and damages to properties, agriculture and infrastructure. Faustino, who also chairs the NDRRMC, said the recommendation has been …

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Government Ready to Assist Farmers In Paeng-Hit Areas

The government is ready to provide support to farmers affected by Tropical Storm Paeng, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Monday after receiving an initial report of P260-million damage to the agriculture sector. In a media interview during his visit to San Jose Evacuation Center in Barangay San Jose II in Noveleta, Cavite, the …

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PBBM Orders DHSUD To Activate Shelter Cluster Teams In Typhoon-Affected Areas

As one of government’s pro-active measures, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has instructed the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) to activate the Regional Shelter Cluster Teams (RSCTs) in areas affected by Typhoon “Paeng.” Acting on orders of President Marcos, DHSUD Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar ordered regional directors and officers in charge in areas …

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“PAENG” Slightly Intensifies as it Moves West Northwestward Towards Northern Samar-Sorsogon-Albay Area

This afternoon through tomorrow early morning: Heavy to intense with at times torrential rains likely over Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas. Moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Quezon, MIMAROPA, Caraga, Zamboanga Peninsula, BARMM, Northern Mindanao, and the rest of Visayas. Light to moderate with at times heavy rains over over Metro Manila, …

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DICT Region IV-A Boost Disaster Response Initiatives with the Wrath of Typhoon Karding

The Department of Information and Communications Technology Region IV-A, as the lead of Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, activated the KonekTawag Center in one of the municipalities within the Polillo Group of Islands that were severely affected by the recent Typhoon Karding. Panukulan, Quezon in the said island group was provided with free internet connectivity and charging …

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PBBM Conducts Aerial Inspection

PBBM Conducts Aerial Inspection in Karding-Hit Areas; Vows Wide Range of Support for Victims

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday led the aerial inspection of the areas affected by Typhoon Karding. Prior to his inspection, the chief executive conducted a situation briefing with disaster officials, where he said emergency relief assistance will be immediately provided to families affected by Typhoon Karding, particularly in Polillo Island. “What we are …

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DPWH Quick Response Teams Put on Alert Status for Tropical Storm Karding

The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Teams of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) have been deployed to strategic road sections for Severe Tropical Storm “Karding”. DPWH quick response assets have been prepositioned and put on alert status with the passage in Luzon of Severe Tropical Storm “Karding” expected to bring heavy …

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