Calbayog (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Calbayog (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 12.07
Longitude: 124.629997
population: 67,921
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

2 killed in rock slide in Samar

MANILA, Philippines - Two persons died and another two were injured in a rockslide in Calbayog City, Samar last weekend, a disaster management official said.National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Executive Director Alexander Pama said ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bicol cut off from Luzon power grid, recovery efforts initiated

Strong winds from Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) isolated Bicol from the Luzon power grid, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said Wednesday. In its Wednesday morning update, the NGCP said 13 69-kilovolt lines, one 350-kilovolt line and two 230-kilovolt ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Operation Safe multiplied

OM Philippines conducted Operation Safe camps in three areas of Northern Cebu and Tacloban that had been badly affected by Typhoon Haiyan, as well as in different areas of Cebu City and Bohol.(Image, caption courtesy OM)Philippines (OM) — It’s been months ... [Published Mission Network News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Power cut off in Manila as Glenda zaps 90% of Meralco franchise area

Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) zapped up to 90 percent of Manila Electric Co.'s (Meralco) franchise area, the power utility said Wednesday, after the powerful storm toppled electric poles and downed transmission lines of the Luzon grid.This means that only ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Power lines down along path of Typhoon 'Glenda'

InterAksyon.com means BUSINESSAccording to the National Grid Corpof the Philippines, these are the lines that are down since 3 a.m. July 16, 2014 due to Typhoon 'Glenda'.Facility: Bay-Calamba 69-kV LineCustomer Affected: MECO and BATELEC Facility: Gumaca-Hondagua-Tagkawayan ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Calbayog now 'development-ready' as insurgency weakens

MANILA, Philippines - Calbayog has been declared a development-ready and manageable conflict-affected area due to the weakening of communist rebels’ influence in the city, the military said Friday.The declaration would transfer the lead role of maintaining ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Board: Only 3,600 of 20,000 Martial Law victims filed compensation claims so far

Nearly two months after the start of the application, some 3,600 Martial Law victims have filed their compensation claims before the Human Rights Victims' Claims Board (HRVCB)—less than a quarter of the expected 20,000 claimants.Despite this, HRVCB chairperson ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Samar town seeks investors to develop hydropower potential

SAN JUAN DE BUAN, Samar, Philippines – The mayor of this far-flung, fourth-class municipality wants a number of the fast-flowing rivers in his territory inspected for their potential to generate clean and renewable energy.Mayor Ananias Rebato said they ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Tornado destroys 85 Calbayog houses

MANILA, Philippines - A tornado hit the coastal village of Binaliw in the Tinambacan district of Calbayog City last Thursday morning, toppling 85 houses made of light materials and injuring three men.Superintendent Glenn Cinco, Calbayog police chief, ... [Published Philippine Star - Jun 27 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sovereign Order of Malta is committed for long haul in ‘Yolanda’-ravaged Visayas

Our spiritual pilgrimage organized by Adam’s Travel to the canonization of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII at St. Peter’s Square last April 27 also brought us to the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi.Bishop Sofronio Bastes, our chaplain, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Hunt on for 16 jailbirds from Calbayog

By Jennifer Sumagang-AllegadoInquirer VisayasCALBAYOG CITY, Samar—Policemen and soldiers are hunting down 16 inmates who bolted the city jail in Barangay Gadgaran here on Wednesday.The inmates, facing various charges ranging from rape to murder, are ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

15 inmates break out of Calbayog jail

By Jennifer AllegadoInquirer VisayasCALBAYOG, Philippines—At least 15 inmates armed with high-powered firearms and improvised knives escaped from the city jail at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the police.An initial report from Superintendent Elmer Cinco, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 02 2014]

Quotes

In a statement on its Twitter account, the company said: "Around 90% of Meralco’s franchise area is experiencing power outage brought about by downed poles, lines and outages of NGCP’s (National Grid Corporation of the Philippines) transmission lines due to Typhoon Glenda."
...Recovery efforts In Camarines Sur, however, Rep. Ma. Leonor "Leni" Robredo said Naga City has started recovery efforts. "Naga City started recovery efforts as soon as Glenda turned its back. Too much devastation but already on the road to recovery" she said. A report by RGMA Naga's Boy Reita Jr. said 922 families were staying in evacuation centers and churches in the city...
"As of yesterday, more or less 3,600 claimants na 'yung nag-claim" Sarmiento, a retired police general told GMA News Online by phone on Thursday. "Naniniwala ako that we are not lagging behind."
"If we see someone from another town whom we suspect of looting we encourage them to just go home. If we see people getting food, in light of military considerations, we just let them be" said Elmer Cinco, Chief of Police in Calbayog town...

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2 killed in rock slide in Samar [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
Operation Safe multiplied [Published Mission Network News - Jul 16 2014]
Power cut off in Manila as Glenda zaps 90% of M... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 16 2014]
Bicol cut off from Luzon power grid, recovery e... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 16 2014]
Power lines down along path of Typhoon 'Glenda' [Published Interaksyon - Jul 16 2014]
Calbayog now 'development-ready' as insurgency ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 11 2014]
Board: Only 3,600 of 20,000 Martial Law victims... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 10 2014]
Samar town seeks investors to develop hydropowe... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 05 2014]
Tornado destroys 85 Calbayog houses [Published Philippine Star - Jun 27 2014]
In Calbayog City, Samar: Tornado hits coastal b... [Published Philippine Star - Jun 27 2014]
Sovereign Order of Malta is committed for long ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 10 2014]
Hunt on for 16 jailbirds from Calbayog [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 03 2014]
15 inmates break out of Calbayog jail [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 02 2014]
Raul Isidro’s solid-rock art of fortitude and d... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 09 2014]
From Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1995 to Rolling ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 21 2013]
Group believes Yolanda failed to dent PH eagle ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 05 2013]
‘Yolanda’ aftermath: Long lines at Calbayog gas... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 20 2013]
Typhoon-hit airports reopen [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 19 2013]
Hundreds of relief trucks queue up for ferry cr... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 15 2013]
Tacloban: a city on its knees [Published Telegraph - Nov 12 2013]
Globe mobile signal up in 1 Tacloban cell site [Published Sun Star Network - Nov 10 2013]
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