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Rescue crews in the Philippines worked Wednesday to overcome washed-out roads, downed power lines and poor communications as they tried to reach what's left of remote villages to search for hundreds of people missing after a powerful typhoon.
Cabinet official said. "Recovery efforts will certainly be a factor in the second half. We will be rebuilding after the rains and floods, and we will also be mobilizing prevention projects for next year," Budget Secretary Florencio B...The
About 50 percent of the deaths at evacuation centers set up after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami were caused by fatigue, and a government panel has been tasked with finding ways to prevent survivors from dying. Ways to secure food, protect
It would be difficult for us to quickly identify them as rebels. Department of Education said he had instructed principals in at least 28 Maguindanao schools now being used as evacuation centers to find ways for classes to resume. He said the use of
Benito Ramos said nine persons died after Helen devastated northern Luzon while the number of fatalities from the southwest monsoon climbed to 109. As of yesterday, there were nine dead, 17 injured and two missing due to Typhoon Helen, Ramos said.
The situation of these displaced and host communities are becoming more fragile as the conflict continues. They are unable to return home safely because of the conflict, especially in Maguindanao. At the same time, they fear that the evacuation
In an advisory, the city government said this was based on the recommendation of school principals and village chairmen of Polo and Wawang Pulo...Wawang Pulo National High School The city government said this was due to "extreme high water level" in
PhilippinesDispersed after the military overran their stronghold on Tuesday, some of renegade Moro rebel commander Ameril Umra Kato's men are now hiding in evacuation centers in towns in Maguindanao, a military spokesperson said Wednesday. Some of
Manila has seen two weeks of persistent, torrential rainfall a mix of a lingering typhoon and the southwest monsoon. About 2.7 million people are now estimated to have been affected, with 440,000 in just 940 evacuation centers. A patch of blue sky
Among the latest fatalities, two were from Caloocan, one from Pampanga (drowning), and one from Zambales (struck by lightning). One of the fatalities, Monica Tongson, 92, of Sta. At least 86 roads and three bridges were still not passable to all