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Massive Floods Paralyze Metro Manila

OPS in rubber boat rescue kids in QC.

  In a virtual reprise of the massive Ondoy floods, vast areas of Metro Manila and nearby provinces went under water from non-stop monsoon rains killing scores of people and… Read More

3 Pinoys die in Joplin twister


WASHINGTON D.C.  - Three Filipino Americans were among the 139 people killed by a killer tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri on May 22. The fatalities were identified as Tomas Sarino,… Read More

Super typhoon to hit north Philippines on Monday

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26 killed, 38 missing as typhoon hits Philippines

Residents wade through a flooded street at Las Pinas, south of Manila on… Residents fix their shanties along a coastal road after typhoon Conson hit… Residents fix roof of their shanties along a coastal road after typhoon… Read More

Who is Nograles’ padrino?

While tens of thousands of Filipinos overseas are raising funds for the victims of typhoons Ondoy, Pepeng, Ramil, etc. a 14-man Philippine congressional delegation led by Speaker Prospero Nograles arrived… Read More

Songs born out of ‘Ondoy’, ‘Pepeng’

MANILA – A wave of original songs and compositions in honor of victims of storms ‘Ondoy’ and ‘Pepeng’ have cropped up on video sharing website YouTube in recent weeks. All… Read More

Cabral says blogger’s allegations will hurt victims

MANILA, Philippines—The allegations of a blogger that the Department of Social Welfare and Development was hoarding foreign donations will ultimately hurt the storm victims, Secretary Esperanza Cabral lamented on Tuesday. ‘Accusations, no matter how unfounded, are bound to affect donors. The ultimate losers are the victims,’ Cabral said Read More

Ondy drive in Washington DC

WASHINGTON D.C. – Responding to the call of Ambassador Willy C. Gaa for Filipino Americans to extend relief assistance to the victims of Typhoon “Ondoy,” several groups in the Washington… Read More

Concert for Flood Relief

By Rod Garcia With the devastating flood that has hit Manila recently, the “Alay” concert set for Oct. 25 in Harmony Hall has taken on special meaning and purpose, now… Read More

‘Pepeng’ lingers in Luzon; death toll rising

MANILA – Expecting more destruction from nonstop rains spawned by persistent Tropical Depression “Pepeng,” weather officials have advised the immediate evacuation of people living near major river basins in Nueva… Read More

UN seeks $74m more Philippines flood aid

Geneva/Manila: The United Nations on Tuesday appealed for $74 million (Dh271 million) in emergency aid for some one million people in the storm- and flood-stricken Philippines. Relief agencies reported that flood victims were wading through neck-high water to collect emergency food rations, with more torrential rain forecast as typhoon Parma lingered off the coast of the Philippines. Read More

Soldier killed in clash with bandits

Manila: Bandits shot dead a soldier and wounded another while they were escorting engineers who were repairing a broken bridge in the southern Philippines, several days after two US troops were killed in… Read More

Overpricing stores face closure, criminal charges—DA

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday reminded traders to observe calamity-triggered price ceilings on basic goods, warning that those caught overpricing risk business closure and criminal charges. Agriculture Undersecretary Bernie Fondevilla said the government agency has monitoring teams checking price movements of all agriculture and fishery products in Metro Manila markets so that the government could crack down hard… Read More

Death toll rises in Manila floods

MANILA – The government has placed Metro Manila and 25 provinces in Luzon under a state of calamity as epic floods caused by Storm “Ondoy” Sept. 26 forced thousands to… Read More

Manila cleans up after floods

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Gov’t prepares for forced evacuation

BY VICTOR REYES THE government will effect pre-emptive evacuation in flood and landslide-prone areas as another storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow or Friday in Luzon. The death toll from Ondoy rose to 246 yesterday from 140 on Monday Read More

UNICEF Gives Immediate Assistance to Children of the Philippines Affected by Tropical Storm Ondoy

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Richard Alleyne, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, +1-212-880-9177, MANILA, Philippines, Sept. Read More

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