Gov’t to start ‘build back better’ efforts in Lando-hit areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said the government will start the “build back better” phase as its agencies continue relief efforts for those affected by tropical cyclone Lando in Luzon. “Moving forward, we will remain in close collaboration...

Kabayan exits PAR; 7 fishermen missing

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – Severe Tropical Storm Kabayan intensified further as it exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Saturday, according to weather bureau PAGASA. PAGASA said in its latest weather bulletin that as of 2 a.m., Kabayan’s center was estimated at 425...

Typhoon Ineng’s death toll rises to 9

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Four more people have been confirmed killed in landslides in Benguet province as Typhoon Ineng lashed areas in Northern Luzon with heavy rains and strong winds, increasing the total number of fatalities to nine. Benguet Governor Nestor Pongwan said...

DSWD takes into custody mother seen slapping baby in viral video

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – Social welfare workers in Pasay City have taken into custody a mother seen in a viral video slapping her newborn baby at the Pasay City General Hospital. Rosalinda Orobia, Pasay City social welfare officer, said the mother will undergo a psychological...

NDRRMC: No reported casualties from Egay yet, but damage worth millions

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said there has been zero reported casualties in the aftermath of the typhoon Egay. However, the agency was quick to add that it is still working with local government units for a more...

Alert Level 1 remains at Bulusan; no volcanic quake recorded in last 24 hrs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Mount Bulusan remains on Alert Level 1 even as no volcanic quakes were recorded by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in the last 24-hours. In its update, the NDRRMC also said human activity and movement within the 4-km Permanent Danger...

NDRRMC: 2 dead, 4 hurt in Holy Week incidents

MANILA, Apr 4 (Mabuhay) — At least two people were killed while four were injured in incidents recorded during the Holy Week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. In its 10 p.m. Friday update, the NDRRMC said the two fatalities drowned in...

Chedeng finally pulls out of PAR

MANILA, Apr 6 (Mabuhay) — The low-pressure area that was formerly Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility before noon Monday. State weather agency PAGASA said that as of 10 a.m., the LPA was estimated at 410 km west-northwest of Laoag City....

NDRRMC: Authorities control number of tourists in areas threatened by Chedeng

MANILA, Apr 4 (Mabuhay) — Disaster risk reduction and management units in parts of Luzon have started controlling the number of tourists in areas facing possible threats from Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said...

NDRRMC tells Holy Week vacationers: Monitor weather advisories, exercise caution

MANILA, Apr 1 (Mabuhay) — Disaster management officials on Wednesday advised the people, especially Holy Week vacationers, to take heed and monitor updates and warnings regarding the approaching typhoon, forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday...