‘Carina’ makes landfall in Cagayan

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — Severe tropical storm ‘Carina’ made landfall in the province of Cagayan on Sunday afternoon, state weather bureau PAGASA said. In an interview, PAGASA weather observer Benjie Depas said ‘Carina’ made landfall around 1:20 p.m. on Sunday at Cabutunan Point in the town of Baggao in Cagayan. He noted that ‘Carina’ […]

Gov’t to address hunger through inter-agency collaboration

The government will carry out concerted efforts to address hunger in the country through its frontline agencies, as more families claim they experience involuntary hunger based on the first quarter Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. “It’s being addressed by the proper departments,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a press briefing in Malacanang on Monday […]

President Aquino at the retirement ceremonies of Gen. Hernando Irriberri of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Talumpati ng Kagalang-galang Benigno S. Aquino III Pangulo ng Pilipinas sa seremonya ng pagreretiro ni Hen. Hernando Iriberri ng AFP [Inihayag sa Camp Aguinaldo, Lungsod Quezon, noong ika-22 ng Abril 2016] Sa araw na ito, binibigyang-pugay natin ang isang kawal at pinunong tunay na nakiambag sa ating panatang mag-iwan ng isang Pilipinas na di hamak […]

Effects of Typhoon Lando as of 6 p.m., October 20, 2015

From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Effects CASUALTIES Eighteen (18) dead Sixteen (16) injured were reported in Region II, III, IV-A, NCR, and CAR. AFFECTED POPULATION A total of 121,841 families or 560,570 persons were affected in Regions I, II, III, IV-A, V, NCR, and CAR.Of this, 5,426 families or 23,993 persons […]

Report on Preparedness Measures and Effects of Typhoon Lando as of 12:00 a.m., October 19, 2015

From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Effects AFFECTED POPULATION A total of 4,892 families or 20,492 persons were affected in Regions I, II, III, IV-A, V, and CAR. Of this number, 1,830 families or 6,776 persons were preemptively evacuated. INCIDENTS MONITORED A total of seventeen (17) incidents were monitored in Regions I, II, III and NCR: Flooding […]

Weather bulletin no. 6: Typhoon Ineng, issued at 11:00 p.m., August 19, 2015

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #6 TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: TYPHOON “INENG” (GONI) Issued at 11:00 p.m., Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Typhoon “INENG” has slowed down and maintained its strength. Location of Center: (as of  10:00 p.m.) 550 km East of Calayan, Cagayan Coordinates: 19.0°N, 126.7°E Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 180 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 215 kph Movement: […]