One million moved into camps, 184 dead in India monsoon floods

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:14:09 +0000

One million moved into camps, 184 dead in India monsoon floods

Indian authorities have moved around a million people into emergency camps in recent days as the death toll from monsoon floods jumped Monday to at least 184.

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Luxembourg prime minister promises aid for tornado victims

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:09:27 +0000

Luxembourg prime minister promises aid for tornado victims

BERLIN — Luxembourg’s prime minister has promised financial aid will be available to help people who had homes damaged or destroyed by a rare tornado. Luxembourg newspaper Tageblatt reported Sunday that tornado victims would soon be able to access application forms on a government website and quoted Prime Minister Xavier Bettel as saying, “We’re ready […]

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Myanmar troops help flood rescue after landslide kills 48

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 06:04:03 +0000

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MAWLAMYINE, Myanmar — Myanmar troops deployed to flood-hit parts of the country on Sunday to help with relief efforts after the death toll from a deadly landslide jumped to 48. Every year, monsoon rains hammer Myanmar and other countries across Southeast Asia, submerging homes, displacing thousands and triggering landslides. But the disaster Friday in southeastern […]

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Davao City sets aside P1M for Batanes aid

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:45:41 +0000

Davao City sets aside P1M for Batanes aid

DAVAO CITY — The city government of Davao has set aside P1 million in aid to victims of the powerful quakes that destroyed Ivatan houses and killed nine people in Itbayat town, Batanes province on July 27.

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Pangilinan seeks creation of department to take charge of disaster risk reduction

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 03:34:56 +0000

Senator Francis Pangilinan has filed a bill seeking to establish the Department of Disaster and Emergency Management

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Waves as big as houses displace 357 families in Davao City coastal villages

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 11:14:34 +0000

At least 50 houses were destroyed and 98 took severe damage when waves as big as the structures themselves, whipped up by the southwest monsoon

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Batanes quakes expose gaps in disaster response

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:23:35 +0000

Batanes quakes expose gaps in disaster response

The series of earthquakes in the picturesque island of Itbayat, Batanes have presented a few major challenges to disaster responders.

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Twister, rare in Pampanga, hurts 5 students, destroys houses

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:24:21 +0000

A freak act of nature which officials called a twister for lack of a better term injured five students and wrecked structures in Magalang town, Pampanga province, local disaster officials said.

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