Typhoon Ondoy

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Name: Typhoon Ondoy
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

IN PHOTOS: 'Mario' reminds Metro Manila of 'Ondoy'

MANILA, Philippines — Torrential rains brought by tropical cyclone "Mario" on Friday as it sweeps through Luzon reminded Filipinos on social media of the severe flooding from typhoon "Ondoy" in 2009.As classes and work were suspended, residents had little ... [Published Philippine Star - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Typhoon prompts evacuation in flooded Luzon, parts of Visayas

Most of Luzon island as well as the northwestern provinces of the Visayas, were flooded and threatened with possible landslides after Tropical Storm Mario (international code: Fung-Wong) gained strength Friday morning, September 19 . Forced evacuation ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

WATCH: Dogs on branches swept away by flooded river

MANILA - Mother Nature spares no one, not even the animals.Footage captured by ABS-CBN News showed two dogs standing on branches being swept away by a raging river in San Mateo, Rizal.Mayor Rafael Diaz said at least 90 percent of residents in low-lying ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Philex Padcal spillway fully operational

THE new spillway of Philex Mining Corporation was tested during the wrath of Typhoon "Luis."Ed Aratas said the new spillway is 100 percent operational and has functioned at its best during the onslaught of the typhoon at the start of the week.Aratas said ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Why poverty and squatting in the Philippines matter

12:48 AMBy: Lucell LarawanMY FRIEND Jacob “Jake” Quimpo – a Filipino-American from San Diego, California – envisions Widows Mite Village, a housing and empowerment through skills development for the Filipino poor. I want to enlighten my readers by presenting ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Insurance made simple through weather index-based insurance

Details Category: Opinion09 Sep 2014Written by The Technical Services Group of the Insurance CommissionTHE Philippines is rendered highly vulnerable to disasters by virtue of its location. According to a study made on country exposures to natural ... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

‘Naghahanap-buhay lang kami’ (We’re just trying to make a living)

September 5, 2014 9:01 pmMoje Ramos-Aquino, FpmThat’s how those loggers and charcoal makers at the Ipo Watershed in Bulacan describe their illegal activities, according to my FB friend and natural plant conservationist Fredd Ochavo As if “Naghahanapbuhay ... [Published Manila Times - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Peña: Tree planting at Mt. Arayat

LAST Saturday, I joined hundreds of volunteers who planted trees at the foot of Mount Arayat in Barangay San Juan Baño. The event was "Broadcastreeing", an annual tree-planting project of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP). Joining KBP ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

COMMENTARY: The list of problems gets longer and longer

By BENJIE OLIVEROSBulatlat PerspectiveDESPITE the Aquino government’s claims to the contrary, there are a lot of things that are terribly wrong now. And the government doesn’t seem to have a comprehensive, integrated plan to address these. What we hear ... [Published Panay News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Youth volunteers revive dying Taytay creek

11:20 pmSEVERAL youth volunteers took on the challenge of saving the dying Maningning Creek in Taytay, Rizal and in so doing have inspired other communities to emulate their initiative.The three-kilometer Maningning Creek traverses four villages in Taytay, ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Young Volunteers Revive Dying Creek in the Philippines

Nobody seemed to notice the slow degradation of Maningning (literally “bright”) over the years. What once was a pleasant sight to behold became a receptacle of garbage.In 2009, when the floods brought by Typhoon Ondoy (internationally known as Ketsana) ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site sought

MANILA, Philippines - A Church official on Wednesday urged the government to look into alleged incidents of the so-called "sex for food" racket in a resettlement area  in Laguna.Father Anton Pascual, executive director of Caritas Manila, said the issue ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]

Quotes

" Binuhos niya [Ondoy] within 6 hours [ay] 400 millemeters . 'Yung ulan ng Ondoy, nalampasan yung average ng ulan sa isang buwan (Ondoy dumped 400 millimeters in 6 hours. Ondoy exceeded the average rainfall for one month)," he told Rappler in a phone interview."
"We have monitored the rainfall during typhoon Luis and are collating data" Aratas said
"We initiated this to save the environment especially in times of disasters. If we will not save the mountain, the residents will also suffer the consequences" said Alejandrino
"I did not have second thoughts when I was invited to become a partner outlet. Aside from having extra income to help me provide a better future for my children, I am also able to help my neighbors save" Alma Managuit, owner of Jam Eatery, said

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#MarioPH: Is it Ondoy all over again? [Published Rappler - 4 hours ago]
IN PHOTOS: 'Mario' reminds Metro Manila of 'Ondoy' [Published Philippine Star - 4 hours ago]
Typhoon prompts evacuation in flooded Luzon, pa... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
WATCH: Dogs on branches swept away by flooded r... [Published ABS-CBN News - 5 hours ago]
Philex Padcal spillway fully operational [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 17 2014]
Why poverty and squatting in the Philippines m... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 09 2014]
Insurance made simple through weather index-bas... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 09 2014]
‘Naghahanap-buhay lang kami’ (We’re just trying... [Published Manila Times - Sep 05 2014]
Peña: Tree planting at Mt. Arayat [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 04 2014]
COMMENTARY: The list of problems gets longer an... [Published Panay News - Sep 03 2014]
Datem capex P2B for residential projects [Published Manila Times - Sep 01 2014]
Youth volunteers revive dying Taytay creek [Published Manila Times - Aug 31 2014]
BHWs plant trees at Mt. Arayat [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 28 2014]
BanKO brings banking to residents of resettleme... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 28 2014]
Young Volunteers Revive Dying Creek in the Phil... [Published Asian Development Bank - Aug 28 2014]
Women entrepreneurs of today [Published Philippine Star - Aug 25 2014]
World Humanitarian Day: Protect the humanitarians [Published Rappler - Aug 18 2014]
A Culture of Grace, Multiplied: Sends your ship... [Published Asian Journal - Aug 16 2014]
Sewn Sandals: Footwear brand steps up to realiz... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 15 2014]
Philippines: Field Monitor Assistants - Frontli... [Published World Food Programme - Aug 14 2014]
Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
Bring the bar exams closer to home [Published Philippine Star - Aug 11 2014]
How to make the ‘hungry ghosts’ happy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
City of Manila boasts less damage in wake of ty... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 17 2014]
Clothes with expiry dates–after which, still we... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 28 2014]
The ancestral home where statues of saints were... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 26 2014]
Kick off your shoes [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 25 2014]
IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm o... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 14 2014]
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We need to band together to fight cyber child p... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 28 2014]
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