Army 9th IB deployed to help Albay<p>By Mike de la Rama

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Army 9th IB deployed to help Albay<p>By Mike de la Rama 

MANITO, Albay, Jan. 8 -– The full force of 9th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army has been deployed to the province of Albay to assist municipalities affected by landslides and flash floods due to 18 days uninterrupted heavy rains.

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Economically displaced families receive relief in Albay

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Economically displaced families receive relief in Albay 

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 9 — The Provincial Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) and the Philippine Army 9th Ifantry Battalion have provided relief goods to evacuees mostly fisher folks and farmers affected by the 18 days of non-stop heavy rains in the province of Albay.

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Cold weather downs price of rice, vegetables in Nueva Vizcaya

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Cold weather downs price of rice, vegetables in Nueva Vizcaya 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, January 8 -– The continuing cold weather here has brought down the price of newly harvested palay in the province, causing farmers to suffer losses.

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Albay running low of relief goods; five fishermen missing in Catanduanes

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Albay running low of relief goods; five fishermen missing in Catanduanes 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 08 — Disaster authorities in Albay are getting bothered that relief assistance to thousands of evacuees might run low because of the expected prolonged moderate to heavy rains in the next three months due to La Nina.

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Basilan gov. condemns ambush of city dad, 2 others

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Basilan gov. condemns ambush of city dad, 2 others 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 8 — Basilan Gov. Jum Akbar has condemned the ambush and wounding of a city councilor and two others in Isabela City as she called on the police to leave no stone unturned to get the culprit.

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No casualty in Albay despite 73 landslide occurrencesBy Mike de la Rama

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on No casualty in Albay despite 73 landslide occurrencesBy Mike de la Rama 

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 8 –- Because to their disaster risk reduction strategy, the Albay Provincial Safety and Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) reported on Saturday that no casualty was recorded despite the 73 landslides brought by continuous heavy rains in the province for the past 18 days.

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Navy joins local search and rescue of missing fisherfolks in Catanduanes

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Navy joins local search and rescue of missing fisherfolks in Catanduanes 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan 8 – The Philippine Navy Southern Luzon forces joined today local authorities in Catanduanes province in the search and rescue operations for five missing fishermen.

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Haiti's cholera death toll rises further

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Haiti's cholera death toll rises further 

SANTO DOMINGO, Jan. 8 – Haiti's Public Health and Population Ministry reported Friday the country's cholera death toll rose to 3,651 victims already.

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UNAIDS to extend aid for Myanmar's HIV victims

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on UNAIDS to extend aid for Myanmar's HIV victims 

YANGON, Jan. 8 — The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) will extend up to 2015 supply of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs for Myanmar's HIV victims, local media reported Saturday.

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U.S. concerned about increasing extremism in Pak

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on U.S. concerned about increasing extremism in Pak 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 — The U.S. has expressed its concern over the increasing extremism in Pakistan, including the latest incident wherein the hero's treatment was given to the security guard, who shot dead outspoken Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, by a section of the society.

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