Netherlands announces P55.5-M disaster relief fund for PH

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The Dutch Embassy in Manila on Friday announced a EUR950,000 (approximately PHP55.5 million) disaster relief fund to help the Philippines weeks after typhoons Rolly and Ulysses battered the country. Of the total aid, some EUR600,000 (around PHP35 million) will be provided by the Netherlands government while the additional EUR350,000 (approximately […]

07.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

EU commits €150M new grants to Philippines — DOF

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) — The European Union (EU) has committed an additional €150 million worth of new grants to the Philippines, the Department of Finance (DOF) said Thursday. The DOF said the bulk or two-thirds of the new EU grants will “help finance programs to boost agricultural productivity in Mindanao and provide electricity to […]

05.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

UK allots P63-M aid for typhoon victims in PH, Vietnam

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) — The United Kingdom earmarked 1 million pounds or around PHP62.9 million to assist the victims of recent typhoons in the Philippines and Vietnam. “(The) £1 million UK aid package will help to deliver life-saving food, clean water and safe shelter to those who need it most and help both the […]

05.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

PH can’t test all Typhoon Rolly evacuees for COVID, but precautions in place — DOH

MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines will not be able to test all Typhoon Rolly evacuees, but there are other ways to curb the spread of COVID-19 in temporary shelters, the Department of Health said Monday. “Isa yung pagte-test for evacuation sites. It is the ideal. Ideally, kung meron tayong ganung resources at masasagawa, […]

03.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DSWD warns ‘Lando’ evacuees against returning home sans go-signal of authorities

DSWD warns ‘Lando’ evacuees against returning home sans go-signal of authorities

MANILA, Oct. 20 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterated on Tuesday its call for typhoon “Lando” evacuees wishing to return home to heed the advisories of concerned government authorities to ensure their safety. According to DSWD Secretary Corazon J. Soliman, it is important that the evacuees wait for the go-signal […]

21.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PAGASA: Lando may bring 24 hours of heavy rain

PAGASA: Lando may bring 24 hours of heavy rain

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Typhoon Lando has intensified further and may bring heavy rain in almost all areas in Luzon for more than 24 hours, weather bureau PAGASA said before noon Saturday. “Kahapon six to 12 hours, pero ang huling model ay posibleng more than 24 hours. Ang tagal po ang kaulapan ng bagyo sa Luzon […]

18.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Pablo’ death toll rises further to 1043, damage now at P24B

‘Pablo’ death toll rises further to 1043, damage now at P24B

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – After breaching the 1,000 mark, the death toll from tropical cyclone Pablo continued to go up, reaching 1,043 on Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. In its 8 a.m. update, the NDRRMC said that of the 23 additional fatalities, 22 were from Monkayo and one was […]

18.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHP187.5 million in Donations and Assistance Raised for Flood Victims

PHP187.5 million in Donations and Assistance Raised for Flood Victims

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. wishes to express its gratitude to individuals and organizations that provided support and assistance to victims of the heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon (Habagat) and enhanced by Tropical Storm Haikui, which resulted in massive flooding in Central and South Luzon over a period of 24 hours last […]

11.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Hundreds flee as heavy rain lashes Manila

Hundreds flee as heavy rain lashes Manila

MANILA, Sept 15, 2012 (AFP) – Parts of Manila were under six feet (1.8 meters) of floodwater on Saturday after heavy rain lashed the capital overnight, forcing more than 400 people to flee their homes, officials said. There was also a strong typhoon lurking in the region, and although it was moving away from the […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·