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...

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: Amang caused P30.3-M damage to agriculture in E. Visayas

MANILA, Jan 21 (Mabuhay) – At least P30.3 million in agriculture was destroyed in parts of Eastern Visayas in the wake of Tropical Storm Amang (Mekkhala), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday night. In its update, the NDRRMC also said most...

NDRRMC: Seniang death toll goes up further to 65

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – The death toll from Tropical Storm Seniang went up further to 65 as of Wednesday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. In its 8 a.m. update, the NDRRMC also said 41 were reported injured while seven are still missing in the...

Lacson wants rehab mandate transferred to NDRRMC

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR) Panfilo Lacson said he is now in the process of transferring his office’s mandate to a permanent agency such as the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). In a statement,...

NDRRMC: Number of people affected by Ruby nears 4-M

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – The number of people affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) moved closer to the four-million mark as of Wednesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. In its 6 a.m. update, the NDRRMC said Ruby had affected 918,055 families or...

NDRRMC: Official death toll from Ruby climbs to 9; damage nears P2B

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The number of confirmed deaths from Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) rose to nine Wednesday morning, with a 72-year-old man being the most recent verified fatality. In its 6 a.m. update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council identified the...

NDRRMC apologizes for no text blast during Ruby

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) apologized for not sending out via text messages the impending disaster from “Ruby”. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama said: “We did not forget the law about providing for this. We...