VP Noli offers relocation sites for Ondoy's displaced victims

October 2, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on VP Noli offers relocation sites for Ondoy's displaced victims 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — In response to the needs of the families displaced by typhoon Ondoy, Vice President and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) chairman Noli 'Kabayan' De Castro is offering relocation sites for the victims.

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DTI warns people selling relief goods, hoarders — Favila

October 2, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on DTI warns people selling relief goods, hoarders — Favila 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) today warned those people who will take advantage of the situation and will sell the relief goods that they will face penalty.

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Rep. Dato Arroyo receives from Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water for storm ‘Ondoy’ victims

October 2, 2009 9:53 pm· Comments Off on Rep. Dato Arroyo receives from Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water for storm ‘Ondoy’ victims 

rep.dado-2Presidential Son Rep. Dato Arroyo receives from Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water as the South Korean company’s donation to “Oplan Sagip Bayan” for the victims of storm “Ondoy” during turnover ceremonies Friday (Oct. 2, 2009) at the Malacañang Operations Center. Looking on is Deputy Executive Secretary Susana Vargas. (PNA/NIB photo)
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Rep. Dato Arroyo thanks Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon for donating 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water for storm ‘Ondoy’ victims

October 2, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Rep. Dato Arroyo thanks Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon for donating 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water for storm ‘Ondoy’ victims 

rep.dado-1Presidential Son Rep. Dato Arroyo thanks Hanjin vice president Myung Goo Kwon for the South Korean company’s donation of 1,000 sacks of rice and 2,500 boxes of mineral water to the “Oplan Sagip Bayan” for the victims of storm “Ondoy” Friday (Oct. 2, 2009) at the Malacaƒang Operations Center. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Mailo)
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Storm ‘Ondoy’ victims file applications for SSS salary loan

October 2, 2009 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Storm ‘Ondoy’ victims file applications for SSS salary loan 

flocks_SSS_officeHundreds of Social Security System members troop to the SSS main office in Diliman, Quezon City Friday (Oct. 2, 2009) to file applications for salary loan following the onslaught of storm “Ondoy” in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon last weekend. In response to the disaster, SSS has allowed early renewal of salary loans and reduced the interest rate on house repair loans, aside from donating P100 million to support relief efforts of both government and private sectors. Inset photo shows Naciancino Monreal, SSS assistant vice president for National Capital Region Central Cluster, facilitating transactions. (PNA photos courtesy of SSS)eda

PGMA watches PNRC-Rizal Chapter volunteers repacking relief goods for storm ‘Ondoy’ victims

October 2, 2009 9:44 pm· 1 Comment 

pgma-cainta-3President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo watches the volunteers repacking relief goods and other items for the victims of storm “Ondoy” during her visit at the Philippine National Red Cross-Rizal Chapter along Shaw Blvd. in Barangay Kapitolyo, Pasig City Friday (Oct. 2, 2009). At left is PNRC-Rizal Chapter Disaster Management Chairman Amado Sanglay. (PNA/NIB photo by M. Pascua)
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PGMA visits the inmates of the Tahanang Walang Hagdan Community

October 2, 2009 9:40 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits the inmates of the Tahanang Walang Hagdan Community 

pgma-cainta-2President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visits the inmates of the Tahanang Walang Hagdan Community in Marick Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Domingo, Cainta, Rizal Friday (Oct. 2, 2009). The President dropped by the TWH Community after she presided over the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) Meeting at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall at the Cainta Municipal Hall. (PNA/NIB photo by M. Pascua)
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PGMA presides over the National Disaster Coordinating Council Meeting in Cainta, Rizal

October 2, 2009 9:38 pm· Comments Off on PGMA presides over the National Disaster Coordinating Council Meeting in Cainta, Rizal 

pgma-cainta-1President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gestures as she presides over the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) Meeting Friday (Oct. 2, 2009) at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall in Cainta Municipal Hall, Cainta, Rizal. Also in photo are (from left) Rizal Governor Jun Ynares, Vice President Noli de Castro, Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro, Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita, and Cainta Mayor Mon Ilagan. (PNA/NIB photo by M. Pascua)
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Gov't takes aggressive steps in preparation for 'Pepeng'

October 2, 2009 1:01 pm· Comments Off on Gov't takes aggressive steps in preparation for 'Pepeng' 

MANILA, Oct. 2 – The government has undertaken very aggressive preemptive measures to minimize the effects of typhoon "Pepeng" to the country as officials called on the people to remain calm and avoid panicking.

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Over 33,000 people evacuated due to 'Pepeng'

October 2, 2009 1:01 pm· Comments Off on Over 33,000 people evacuated due to 'Pepeng' 

MANILA, October 2 – Some 33,230 persons residing in the areas located in the path of Typhoon Pepeng have already been evacuated by the government as of 6 p.m. Friday, National Disaster Coordinating Council spokesman Lt. Col Ernesto Torres said.

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