BF orders his men to tear down wall portions of Manggahan Floodway

September 29, 2009 10:24 pm· Comments Off on BF orders his men to tear down wall portions of Manggahan Floodway 

ondoy[1]MMDA Chairman Bayani Fernando orders workers to tear down wall portions along Manggahan Floodway in Pasig City to allow the flow of flood water directly to the floodway. Photo (inset) shows MMDA men armed with sledgehammer to tear down the wall. (PNA/MMDA photo)
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Foreign donations pour in for "Ondoy" victims

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo met with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other officials of the United Nations on Tuesday morning (Manila time) to convey President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s appeal for international humanitarian assistance in the wake of the massive devastation wreaked by tropical storm "Ondoy" over the weekend.

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(Metro News) Taguig approves release of calamity fund; Muntinlupa govt open to help typhoon victims

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Taguig approves release of calamity fund; Muntinlupa govt open to help typhoon victims 

MANILA, Sept. 30 – Taguig Mayor Freddie R. Tiñga started to mobilize its disaster coordinating council to implement a three-pronged relief operations to immediately address the needs of victims and constituents affected by typhoon “Ondoy.”

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Local exec says no need for alarm on possible breaching of Guemasan dike in Arayat

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Local exec says no need for alarm on possible breaching of Guemasan dike in Arayat 

ARAYAT, Pampanga, Sept. 30 — Mayor Luis Chito Espino allayed fears that the Guemasan dike or the Arnedo dike in the portion of barangay Guemasan, in this town may possibly breach due to the strong current of the Pampanga River.

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Relief, core shelter assistance pour in Arayat

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Relief, core shelter assistance pour in Arayat 

ARAYAT, Pampanga, Sept. 30 — Thousands of emergency relief and various kind of assistance poured in this town following the mudslide incident here that killed 12 persons at the height of tropical storm Ondoy last Saturday.

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Aklanons in Canada to stage ‘thriller night’

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Aklanons in Canada to stage ‘thriller night’ 

KALIBO, Aklan, Sept. 30 — The Aklanon Sto. Nino Association in British Columbia, Canada is inviting Filipinos in Canada to join their "thriller night" event to be staged at the St. Patrick Gym on October 31.

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Disaster team raises alert status in Negros Occidental vs. typhoon threats

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Disaster team raises alert status in Negros Occidental vs. typhoon threats 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 30 — The Provincial Disaster Management Team (PDMT) division raised the “alert status” for the Negrenses, especially those living in the coastal and upland barangays and low-lying areas over the forecasted tropical depression which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday afternoon or early evening.

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Negros LGUs prepare more aid for Ondoy victims

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Negros LGUs prepare more aid for Ondoy victims 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 30 — Supports for victims of tropical storm Ondoy are pouring in from Negros Occidental.

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Zambo City earmarks P1.2M for 10T new PhilHealth enrollees

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Zambo City earmarks P1.2M for 10T new PhilHealth enrollees 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 30 — The local government has allocated at least P1.2 million in this city’s supplemental budget to partially subsidize the health insurance of two organized groups in this southern port city.

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New six-storey hotel building to open in Davao City Friday

September 29, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on New six-storey hotel building to open in Davao City Friday 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 30 – A new six-storey hotel building will be opened for public on Friday inside the Chinatown district in the city.

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