Dolores farmers recovering from typhoon 'Ruby' brace for onset of El Niño

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dolores farmers recovering from typhoon 'Ruby' brace for onset of El Niño 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 30 — Just over three months after Typhoon Ruby struck the municipality of Dolores in Eastern Samar, many of the region’s farmers are now on the road to recovery and harvesting new crops following a farmer-to-farmer organic seed transfer.

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Farmers initiate ecological seeds mission to typhoon-stricken Dolores, Samar

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Farmers initiate ecological seeds mission to typhoon-stricken Dolores, Samar 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 15 — A group of ecological farming practitioners and advocates have pooled their expertise and resources to help other farmers in typhoon-stricken Dolores, Eastern Samar.

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Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Archdiocese of Palo (Leyte) Rehabilitation Unit: From ‘Yolanda’ survivors to ‘Ruby’ responders 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The Archdiocese of Palo Rehabilitation Unit (RRU), who was among those devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last year, has embarked on a mission this time to give relief assistance to those who were affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) in Catbalogan City, Samar.

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DOH Typhoon 'Ruby' Bulletin No. 2

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOH Typhoon 'Ruby' Bulletin No. 2 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday issued the following reminders to people affected by Typhoon "Ruby":

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Panic buying reported in Estancia, Iloilo

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Panic buying reported in Estancia, Iloilo 

By Virgilio L. Orquiola

ILOILO CITY, Dec.07(PNA)- Basic commodities almost disappeared from the public market in Estancia, Iloilo due to panic-buying frenzy residents as typhoon Ruby is expected to lash Panay Island particularly Northern Iloilo and parts of Negros islands in Western Visayas.

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Update: Typhoon Ruby maintains strength, 6 areas in Luzon under Signal no. 3

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Update: Typhoon Ruby maintains strength, 6 areas in Luzon under Signal no. 3 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — At least six areas in Luzon are still under public storm warning signal no. 3 as typhoon Ruby has maintained its strength and is now over the vicinity of Aroroy, Masbate.

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DSWD employees shows solidarity to help in times of need

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on DSWD employees shows solidarity to help in times of need 

141207141358To express solidarity, some employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) from different departments joined the volunteer soldiers in repacking of relief goods at the National Relief Operation Center (NROC) in Pasay City to help in augmenting the food packs needed by evacuees affected by Typhoon “Ruby” as it continues to traverse in the country. (PNA photo courtesy of DSWD)

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AFP deploys disaster operation units in Bicol

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on AFP deploys disaster operation units in Bicol 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 7 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has deployed soldiers specializing on disaster response measures in Biol to ensure the safety of the Bicolanos.

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No casualty reported in Ruby's first landfall in E. Samar -NDRRMC

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on No casualty reported in Ruby's first landfall in E. Samar -NDRRMC 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — ‎As ‎typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit) continues to threaten the country, there were no casualties so far based on the initial update from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday.

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DOH readies medical kits for typhoon-Ruby would-be affected areas

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOH readies medical kits for typhoon-Ruby would-be affected areas 

141206133020Department of Health personnel on Saturday prepare hygiene and medical kits at the department’s warehouse in Sta. Cruz, Manila for distribution to areas lying on the path of typhoon Ruby. (PNA photos by Avito C.Dalan)
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