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(UPDATED) A majority of the fatalities and the missing people are fishermen
Cities of Davao and Tagum, and provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley will receive aid from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
The DPWH will implement a 24/7 construction schedule to fast-track repair of damaged infrastructure caused by Typhoon Vinta
Agriculture officials note that rice has the largest share of losses at P609.29 million, affecting some 31,749 farmers
The Philippine Coast Guard says more fishermen might be missing as survivors claimed that about 15 to 19 people were onboard the motorbancas when they were on the sea
DSWD distributes cash aid to affected areas in the municipalities of Bacolod Kalawi, Madalum, Wato Balindong, and Tugaya in Lanao del Sur
The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.
'Japan stands with the Philippines in overcoming this time of difficulties. Japan is ready to provide assistance needed by your country,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Rescuers are still looking for 107 people. Many are feared killed by mudslides and flash floods that buried or swept away hundreds of houses last weekend.
In the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges Filipinos to remember people suffering from calamities, including typhoon victims
'I wish to assure my prayers for the population of Mindanao in the Philippines,' Pope Francis says on Christmas Eve
(UPDATED) Police say 144 people remain missing while more than 40,000 have fled to evacuation camps due to the tropical storm
Vinta (Tembin), the Philippines' 22nd tropical cyclone for 2017, exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility a day before Christmas
Of the 4 road sections are closed to traffic, 3 are in Region X, while one is in Region XIII
The state of calamity authorizes Lanao del Norte 'to utilize all available funds for the year 2017' to immediately help victims of Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) has maximum winds of 120 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h. Southern Palawan is under signal no. 1.
Vinta (Tembin) slightly strengthens as it hits Balabac, Palawan, with maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h
Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) could make landfall in southern Palawan on Saturday evening, December 23
According to agriculture officials, the affected commodities are rice, corn, high value crops, livestock or poultry, and agri-fishery facilities
(5th UPDATE) Northern Mindanao police say 135 people have died in the region alone. Around 50 others in the Zamboanga Peninsula and 18 in Lanao del Sur are also reported dead.
Moderate to heavy rain is expected in the province of Palawan, while light to heavy rain will persist in Mindanao, the Visayas, Bicol, and the rest of Mimaropa
Signal no. 2 is raised over southern Palawan while signal no. 1 is up in northern Palawan. Warning signals are lifted in Mindanao.
Now back to being a tropical storm, Vinta (Tembin) is heading for southern Palawan
Moderate to heavy rain will persist in southern Palawan, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay
Signal no. 1 is now raised in southern Palawan, where Vinta (Tembin) will pass through after the Sulu Sea
DSWD is calling for volunteers to repack relief goods at the National Resource Operations Center in Chapel Road, Pasay City
There are no more areas under signal no. 2, while a dozen areas are under signal no. 1 due to Vinta (Tembin)
(UPDATED) 'We forced hundreds of people to evacuate some villages, but the water rose swiftly and our rescuers cannot reach other areas,' says a civil defense officer from Lanao del Sur
After Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, Vinta (Tembin) will cross the Misamis Occidental-Zamboanga del Norte area
In the photos taken by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong, residents are seen staying on top of their submerged houses
Located near the coastline and the Cugman river, the flooded area has been identified as an area highly susceptible to flooding even before Vinta's landfall
Vinta (Tembin) is back to being a tropical storm from a severe tropical storm, though moderate to heavy rain is still expected in parts of Mindanao and the Visayas
Over two dozen areas in Mindanao and the Visayas are under signal numbers 1 and 2 early Friday morning, December 22
As of 6 am on Friday, December 22, Vinta (Tembin) is already in the vicinity of Monkayo, Compostela Valley
Vinta (Tembin) makes landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1:45 am on Friday, December 22
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is set to make landfall in Surigao del Sur early Friday, December 22
Rescue equipment and relief goods are prepositioned in preparation for Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
Just hours before its expected landfall in Surigao del Sur, Vinta (Tembin) intensifies further early Thursday evening, December 21
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A dozen areas are under signal no. 2 as Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 80 km/h and gustiness of up to 110 km/h
Vinta (Tembin) is now moving west at 21 km/h from the previous 18 km/h. More areas are placed under signal numbers 1 and 2.
'Huwag po tayong masyadong mahimbing matulog dahil baka po magulat na lang kayo, nandiyan na pala 'yung bagyo mamayang gabi or early [Friday] morning,' warns PAGASA Weather Division chief Esperanza Cayanan
Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is already 440 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, less than 24 hours away from landfall
Signal no. 2 is now raised in Surigao del Sur due to Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin), while 13 other areas are under signal no. 1
Signal no. 1 is raised in Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, and northern Davao Oriental due to Tropical Depression Vinta
Signal no. 1 is raised in Surigao del Sur and northern Davao Oriental. PAGASA also warns of possible floods and landslides in Eastern Mindanao and Eastern Visayas, which is still reeling from Urduja.
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