Sorsogon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Sorsogon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 12.98
Longitude: 124.010002
population: 81,419
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Philippines on alert for typhoon 'Matmo'

The Philippines is on blue alert status as Typhoon typhoon Matmo (local name Henry) still hit northern and central parts of the country. Matmo is expected to bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms in Calabarzon region, which was ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

US Government Helps Communities in Bicol Province Recover From Typhoon Glenda

The U.S. Government has provided approximately Php6.5 million ($150,000) to help Typhoon Glenda victims in Albay and Sorsogon provinces return home and recover from the storm.Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg said, "On behalf of the American people, we extend ... [Published US Aid - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

World Vision begins relief operation amid typhoon Henry

World Vision launches its relief response targeting children and families impacted by typhoon Glenda (Rammasun)SHELTER. Joy says her parents couldn't buy them new materials for their house. Photo courtesy of World VisionMANILA, Philippines – World Vision ... [Published Rappler - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

New storm grows into typhoon in Philippines

MANILA: State weathermen on Sunday reported that storm “Matmo” has developed into a typhoon as millions of Filipinos were still recovering from the devastation wrought by typhoon “Rammasun” over large areas of the country’s main island of Luzon whose ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Henry’ slows down

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) spotted Henry at 420 kilometers (kms) eastnortheast of Borongan, Eastern Samar at around 10 a.m. yesterday, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour ... [Published Tempo - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

US earmarks P6.5-M aid for Bicol areas hit by ‘Glenda’

Share this:The United States Government has earmarked at least $150,000 (around P6.5 million) for displaced victims of typhoon “Glenda” which pounded the provinces of Albay and Sorsogon in Bicol region last week.US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg expressed ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

US Embassy gives P6.5M to help Albay, Sorsogon residents rebuild homes

The United States government has provided P6.5 million ($150,000) in aid to victims of Typhoon Glendsa (Rammasun) in Bicol, one of the areas hardest hit by the storm.In a news release, the US Embassy in Manila said the aid includes 600 shelter return ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Southwest Luzon region assured of 10-50% power restoration on Sunday -- DOE

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA -- Areas in southwest Luzon region badly hit by typhoon Glenda are projected to remain at a 10-50 percent partial power restoration this Sunday, according to the Department of Energy (DOE).The DOE, basing ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

ACCORDING TO NGCP Power back on July 19?

By Juan Escandor  Jr.NAGA CITY— After typhoon Glenda battered the Bicol provinces packing winds reaching 185 kph near the center on July 15, the four mainland provinces of Bicol were plunged into total darkness with power expected to be restored within ... [Published Bicol Mail - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Typhoon Rammasun batters Philippines

Footage of Typhoon Rammasun battering the Sorsogon province in the Philippines. The typhoon, also known as Glenda, hit the island with gusts of up to 185km/h (115 mph). ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Three-hour rotating blackouts implemented

MANILA, Philippines - Power restoration in areas hardest hit by Typhoon Glenda such as Quezon, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon and Bicol could take up to two weeks to complete due to the extent of damage, Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

BacMan geothermal plant takes a hit from 'Glenda'

InterAksyon.com means BUSINESSMANILA – The Bacon-Manito geothermal power complex in Sorsogon and Albay sustained damage from “Glenda,” the first typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Energy Development ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 17 2014]

Quotes

"We will continue to work with our counterparts to help the Philippines mitigate, prepare for, and respond to natural disasters as we work on achieving inclusive and resilient growth" added Amb. Goldberg
Her mother, Salud, 40, said, "I only borrowed money for the tarpaulin. It costs P500. My friend, who loaned this to me, said I can pay her when I have the money."
"Residents in these areas are advised to be on alert against possible flashfloods and landslides. Fisherfolds and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern, southern and western seaboard of Luzon and the seaboards of Visayas" Pama said
"The US government stands ready to assist the Philippine authorities in helping affected families bounce back from this tragedy" Goldberg said

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Philippines: Lives saved but typhoon losses grow [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
‘Henry’ slows down [Published Tempo - Jul 21 2014]
New storm grows into typhoon in Philippines [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 21 2014]
NDRRMC says Glenda death toll rises to 94 [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 20 2014]
US earmarks P6.5-M aid for Bicol areas hit by ‘... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 20 2014]
US Embassy gives P6.5M to help Albay, Sorsogon ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 20 2014]
Typhoon ‘Henry’ slows down [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 20 2014]
Southwest Luzon region assured of 10-50% power ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 20 2014]
Glenda death toll reaches 77 [Published Philippine Star - Jul 19 2014]
ACCORDING TO NGCP Power back on July 19? [Published Bicol Mail - Jul 19 2014]
Rains expected as ‘Henry’ intensifies [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 19 2014]
Life-saving warning [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 19 2014]
Glenda death toll still rising as Henry nears [Published Manila Times - Jul 19 2014]
Meralco: No more rotational brownouts for now [Published Rappler - Jul 19 2014]
Bicol pupils get EDC BacMan help [Published Philippine Star - Jul 18 2014]
Typhoon Rammasun batters Philippines [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 18 2014]
Outages surprise north Luzon folk [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 18 2014]
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Philippines: Lives saved but typhoon losses grow [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: Philippines By Kristoffer Berse MANILA, 21 July 2014 - Once more, preparedness has proven its mettle. Pre-emptive evacuation saved thousands of lives as Typhoon Glenda (international name: ...
Typhoon Slams Philippines, But Manila Escapes C... [Published Mashable! - Jul 16 2014]
Typhoon Rammasun is pulling away from the Philippines, heading for a second and third landfall in Hainan, China and Hanoi, Vietnam, after menacing the northern Philippines for two days. The storm, which was known as Glenda in the Philippines, ...
Philippines: 15 July 2014: The Philippines - Tr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Jul 15 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Philippines • Typhoon RAMMASUN (known as “GLENDA“ in the Philippines) had already approached the bay of Albay on 15 July, at 9am UTC. Earlier on the same day, it was located east of Bicol ...
Typhoon Rammasun Could Be The Strongest Storm t... [Published Mashable! - Jul 15 2014]
After rapidly intensifying on Monday night, Typhoon Rammasun, which is known as "Glenda" in the Philippines, made landfall near Sorsogon, Philippines, on the southeastern part of Luzon Island, at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15 local time (2 ...
Glenda begins crossing Luzon – BusinessWorld On... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 15 2014]
Citing data from state weather bureau PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services), the NDRRMC said the following areas may experience storm surges of two to three meters above sea level; Ragay and Del Gallego in the province ...
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