Marikina River - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Marikina River


Marikina City: Lessons on disaster preparedness

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:00 AM

In Marikina, resiliency is defined as a partnership between the city government and the community. Check out how this is done in Markina City.

PREPARED. Marikina City shares its best practices on disaster preparedness.

Marikina River reaches 2nd alarm; evacuation advised

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:53 AM

(UPDATED) The water level has started going down past 2 pm on Saturday, September 15

2ND ALARM. Marikina River water level, as of September 15, 11 am. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook page

LOOK: How Marikina shelters evacuees

Aug 12, 2018 - 6:33 PM

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro decides to use modular tents in evacuation centers to protect the evacuees' privacy

MODULAR TENTS. The Marikina City government uses modular tents such as these to shelter thousands of evacuees. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Marikina River water level again rises

Aug 12, 2018 - 8:20 AM

(UPDATED) Heavy rain on Sunday afternoon, August 12, causes the river's water level to go up again

Forced evacuation as Marikina River reaches 3rd alarm

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:11 PM

At least 800 families or 5,000 individuals have reportedly left their homes already as of 6 pm Saturday, August 11

3RD ALARM. Marikina River water level, as of August 11, 6 pm. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook page

Marikina River reaches 2nd alarm on July 17

Jul 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The river's water level rises on Tuesday, July 17, due to heavy rain from the southwest monsoon

Solving Marikina City's problems through open innovation

Oct 04, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Seven fellows or innovators from all over the world share their expertise to alleviate Marikina's problems

Civic Innovation Fellows assesses Marikina River landscape

Guide to Marikina River's alarm level system

Sep 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Marikina City has a 3 stage alarm level system for the Marikina River with corresponding actions to be taken per level

MARIKINA RIVER. In this file photo, a man watches the water level along Marikina river. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler.

Alerts lifted as Marikina River water level goes down

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The water level of the river has been closely monitored over the weekend as monsoon rains dumped water across large parts of Luzon including Metro Manila

INUNDATED. Men navigate through a flooded area in Marikina City, August 14, 2016. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Marikina River water level rises anew on Sunday

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:25 PM

More than 2 000 families or over 10 500 people evacuate as the heavy rain triggers floods

Project Noah: Marikina floods won't reach Ondoy levels

Aug 13, 2016 - 10:39 PM

There is no truth in the statement that floods in Marikina will reach Ondoy levels Project NOAH never said that

#FloodPH: Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

9th UPDATE As of 8 pm August 13 more than 2 000 families are evacuated from flood prone areas

Marikina River Alert Level 1 now lifted

Oct 18, 2015 - 3:59 PM

2nd UPDATE Earlier the Marikina River s water level even reached Alert Level 2 as Typhoon Lando Koppu brought heavy rains to the metropolis

Metro creeks: Less trash, but water quality not improving

Sep 24, 2014 - 7:56 PM

In Metro Manila 70 of households depend on septic tanks which may leak human waste into underground aquifers or don t have septic tanks and get rid of waste unregulated means

Water level in Marikina River goes down

Sep 20, 2014 - 1:49 PM

As of 1:26 pm on Saturday the Marikina River water level is at 15 5 meters

Forced evacuation as Marikina River water rises

Sep 19, 2014 - 7:34 AM

3rd UPDATE Marikina River has already reached critical levels on Friday September 19

Marikina River water level now on 3rd alarm

Sep 14, 2014 - 9:33 PM

4th UPDATE Residents near the river are advised to evacuate to designated areas

#HabagatPH: Marikina River alarm raised to level 1

Aug 04, 2014 - 11:01 PM

Local disaster officials advise Marikina residents to follow the city s water level monitoring for safety

#GlendaPH: Marikina River down to normal level

Jul 16, 2014 - 10:08 AM

6th UPDATE As of 5:58 pm Wednesday July 16 the water level is down to 14 9 meters

Some Marikina residents refuse to evacuate

Aug 21, 2013 - 12:23 AM

Residents of Marikina City are forced to evacuate as water level in Marikina River breaches the 18 meter mark Paterno Esmaquel reports

Marikina residents won't evacuate? 'Isip-isip 'pag may time'

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:51 PM

Over 21 000 Marikina residents evacuate but some refuse to leave their houses Find out why

Maring affects rich and poor

Aug 20, 2013 - 2:13 PM

More than 600 000 people are now affected by the combined effects of tropical storm Maring and the southwest monsoon

Catastrophe, identity, and social media

Aug 11, 2012 - 6:06 PM

Through this recent disaster we have seen how the relationship between man and nature can be bridged by social media as it shapes the way we view and deal with our immediate environment

3 a.m. forced evacuation in Marikina

Aug 09, 2012 - 3:20 AM

Residents near the Marikina River return to 6 evacuation centers

Filipino values emerge in deluge

Aug 07, 2012 - 2:22 PM

Filipinos put their families first amid flooding that reminded them of tropical storm Ondoy while a few take advantage of the situation

Flooding in Laguna may last 2 months - DPWH

Aug 07, 2012 - 12:45 PM

DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson says the water level in Laguna Lake may lead to floods lasting two months

Possible new storm developing east of Luzon

Aug 06, 2012 - 2:00 PM

A new shallow low pressure area has been spotted 920km East of northern Luzon

Water levels in 4 Luzon dams still rising

Jul 30, 2012 - 9:26 AM

UPDATED Four major reservoirs in Luzon still registering rising water levels due to rain brought by tropical storm Gener and Southwest Monsoon