Over 600 flee as flooding, landslides hit Southern Mindanao

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:41:24 +0000

DAVAO CITY—Hundreds fled their homes as several villages in Southern Mindanao were flooded due to moderate to heavy rains dumped by the trough of a low-pressure area since Friday, disaster management officials said on Saturday.

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Landslides raise ‘Usman’ death toll to 126

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:24:30 +0000

Landslides raise ‘Usman’ death toll to 126

The number of fatalities from Tropical Depression “Usman” has risen to 126, mostly from landslides caused by torrential rains, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

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No New Year’s celebration for responders in landslide-stricken Buhi

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 10:28:32 +0000

Responders in Buhi town, Camarines Sur were not able to celebrate the New Year as they continue to search for bodies buried by landslide on Tuesday.

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Albay, Cam Sur placed under state of calamity after ‘Usman’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 11:20:59 +0000

Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara and Camarines Sur Gov. Migz Villafuerte have declared their respective provinces under a state of calamity.

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Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide

Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide

Philippine rescuers used shovels and bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on Monday in a desperate search for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut.

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‘Henry’-induced rains cause landslides, floods, displace thousands in affected areas — NDRRMC

HEAVY rains induced by tropical depression “Henry” resulted in two landslide incidents and floods that affected thousands of families in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, and the Visayas although no fatalities have been reported, according to a government-run disaster agency. In its situational report released on Wednesday night, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council […]

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