President Aquino monitors Typhoon Glenda aftermath, gov't focuses on power restoration, welfare of evacuees

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on President Aquino monitors Typhoon Glenda aftermath, gov't focuses on power restoration, welfare of evacuees 

MANILA, July 16 — Malacanang on Wednesday said the government is prioritizing power restoration and the health and welfare of evacuees as Typhoon Glenda (international codename Rammasun) pummeled Metro Manila, the nearby provinces and the Bicol region.

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2 persons die in NCR due to typhoon 'Glenda' — MMDA

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on 2 persons die in NCR due to typhoon 'Glenda' — MMDA 

MANILA, July 16 — Two people died in the National Capital Region (NCR) while several hundreds were evacuated from their homes after Typhoon "Glenda" battered Metro Manila, Chairman Francis Tolentino of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Wednesday.

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Updated list of areas with class suspensions, resumption July 17

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Updated list of areas with class suspensions, resumption July 17 

MANILA, July 16 — The following is an updated list of areas with class suspensions and resumption Thursday, July 17.

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President Aquino orders agencies to speed up recovery efforts after typhoon “Glenda”

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on President Aquino orders agencies to speed up recovery efforts after typhoon “Glenda” 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 16 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has directed concerned government agencies to expedite clearing and recovery operations in areas hit by typhoon “Glenda” to ensure an early return to normalcy.

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Canadian envoy credits PHL government, people for quick recovery efforts in Yolanda-hit communities

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Canadian envoy credits PHL government, people for quick recovery efforts in Yolanda-hit communities 

By Perla G. Lena

TACLOBAN CITY, July 16 (PNA) — Canadian Ambassador Neil Reeder was pleased with how recovery efforts are doing in typhoon-affected communities as he cited that the Philippine government is “doing its very best in difficult circumstances.”

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8,613 persons stay in 8 evacuation sites in Manila

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on 8,613 persons stay in 8 evacuation sites in Manila 

MANILA, July 16 — A total of 8,613 individuals are now temporarily staying in eight evacuation sites in the City of Manila in the aftermath of typhoon "Glenda".

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Caritas manila to reactivate relief and rehab team for typhoon 'Glenda' victims

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Caritas manila to reactivate relief and rehab team for typhoon 'Glenda' victims 

MANILA, July 16 — The social action arm of the Archdiocese of Manila is reactivating its “relief and rehabilitation team” to give immediate assistance to areas hit by Typhoon “Glenda” in the Metro Manila, Central Luzon and the Bicol region.

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Muntinulupa City placed under state of calamity

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Muntinulupa City placed under state of calamity 

MANILA, July 16 — Muntinlupa City has been placed under state of calamity following the onslaught of strong winds and heavy rains on Wednesday brought by typhoon "Glenda."

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Stranded seagoing passengers now at 4,937

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Stranded seagoing passengers now at 4,937 

MANILA, July 16 — In its 8 p.m. update, the Philippine Coast Guard announced that the number of seagoing passengers stranded by inclement weather caused by Typhoon "Glenda" has been placed at 4,937.

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Muntinulupa placed under state of calamity

July 17, 2014 12:40 am· Comments Off on Muntinulupa placed under state of calamity 

MANILA, July 16 — Muntinlupa City has been placed under state of calamity following the onslaught of strong winds and heavy rains on Wednesday brought by typhoon Glenda.

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