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'#ZeroCasualty during disasters not just about numbers'

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Zero casualty means everybody must not only live but must also have equal chances during disasters says Albay Governor Joey Salceda

MORE THAN NUMBERS. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama and Albay Governor Joey Salceda talk about pursuing zero casualty during disasters. Photos from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Salceda to NCR mayors: What happens to disaster funds?

Oct 08, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Albay Governor Joey Salceda urges local governments to follow the law and mount funds for disaster risk reduction in their area

18 YEARS. Governor Joey Salceda says zero casualty is a clear goal of Albay even before a disaster strikes. Photo from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

#GlendaPH: Rehab funds needed for country's arts high school

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:22 AM

Almost a month since Typhoon Glenda made landfall in the country the Philippine High School for the Arts PHSA is still running on generators

Gov’t adopts new strategy for climate change resiliency

Aug 08, 2014 - 1:47 PM

President Benigno Aquino III elevates climate change into a priority issue to protect vulnerable communities from its impact

NEW PRIORITY. President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the discussion on climate change during the meeting with his cabinet cluster, Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Photo from Malacanang

Salceda: Funds for climate mitigation hard to get

Aug 05, 2014 - 2:52 PM

He says finding funds for disaster response is easier

SONA Fact Check: Half-truths about Yolanda

Jul 30, 2014 - 9:11 PM

In his State of the Nation Address the President omits key details and paints Yolanda hit areas in a rosy state

STILL WAITING. Yolanda survivors count on the government for help even as rehabilitation efforts suffer from too much bureaucracy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

14,500 Yolanda survivors still in tents after SONA

Jul 30, 2014 - 2:09 PM

These communities are being exposed to tremendous risk and uncertainty aid groups say after the President trumpeted efforts for Yolanda survivors

DepEd seeks P1B Quick Response Fund for 2015

Jul 23, 2014 - 10:17 AM

The Quick Response Fund is a built in budgetary allocation for agencies responding to areas affected by catastrophes and crises

World Vision begins relief operation amid typhoon Henry

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:11 PM

World Vision launches its relief response targeting children and families impacted by typhoon Glenda Rammasun

Mudslides kill 11 in southwest China, 14 missing

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:42 PM

Rescuers are working to retrieve people still buried after mudslides struck the villages in Yunnan province the Xinhua news agency said citing local government

FLOODED HOME. A picture made available om 20 July 2014 show farmer Huang Youliang stands in his house flooded as Typhoon Rammasun hit in Shangshan village outside Haikou, in south China's Hainan province 19 July 2014. Gu Feng/EPA

#GlendaPH: Bridging the gap in a PGH blackout

Jul 20, 2014 - 9:59 PM

We have limited resources but we make up for it with human resources

China typhoon death toll rises to 17 as more rain expected

Jul 20, 2014 - 5:04 PM

China state forecasters issue warnings of more extreme weather

RAMMASUN'S WRATH. A woman looks at a tree fallen during the hit by Typhoon Rammasun in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 19 July 2014. Hu Yan/EPA

#GlendaPH death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:10 PM

The reports of fatalities came as authorities struggle to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of households

DESTRUCTION. A teen walks past a damaged house after strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Glanda (Rammasun) in Manila, 18 July 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Typhoon Rammasun kills 8 in China

Jul 19, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The typhoon which had caused devastation in the Philippines is the strongest storm to hit southern China in more than 40 years

RAMMASUN IN SOUTHERN CHINA. Residents make their way through a flooded street on a motorbike as typhoon Rammasun brings torrential rains and strong wind to the area in Beihai, south China's Guangxi province. Photo by AFP

Meralco: No more rotational brownouts for now

Jul 19, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Meralco says the power supply situation has improved but does not rule out implementing the scheme if necessary

#GlendaPH toll rises to 77 as new storm threatens

Jul 19, 2014 - 1:54 PM

Malacañang urges the public to prepare for Tropical Storm Henry which is expected to bring heavy rains over the weekend even if it is not forecast to hit Luzon

Super Typhoon Rammasun hits China

Jul 18, 2014 - 10:05 PM

The super typhoon is packing winds of up to 216 km

#GlendaPH's wrath in Laguna

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:00 PM

In Bay Laguna where residents experience regular flooding during the typhoon season it seems nothing has prepared them for this nightmare

Angat Dam water level rises, still critical

Jul 18, 2014 - 2:59 PM

The dam is still in need of 2 491 mm of rainfall to reach the minimum high of 210 meters above sea level

China braces for Super Typhoon Rammasun

Jul 18, 2014 - 12:19 PM

China s official news agency Xinhua said Rammasun was expected to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hainan in 40 years

RAMMASUN INCOMING. Commercial and residential buildings stand in Mid-Levels, foreground, and on the Kowloon Peninsula (background), in Hong Kong, China, 17 July 2014. Jerome Favre/EPA

Rappler Newscast | July 17, 2014

Jul 17, 2014 - 8:43 PM

82 of Metro Manila now has power A new Tropical Depression to enter the Philippines Friday Among Asians Filipinos are most worried about military conflict with China

Prepared Manila survives Typhoon Glenda

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:29 PM

How did the bayside city Manila survive typhoon Rammasun or Glenda?

PLDT, Globe restore network services

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:02 PM

PLDT and Globe restore their services thanks in part to the restoration of power in typhoon affected areas

#GlendaPH: Humanitarian orgs spring to action

Jul 17, 2014 - 6:04 PM

What are the country s humanitarian organizations doing for GlendaPH victims?

FIRST AID. PRC volunteers take care of injured evacuees.

China lightning, floods, and landslides leave dozens dead

Jul 17, 2014 - 5:35 PM

Six deaths from lightning strikes in Jiangxi province are reported since Friday last week

Australia provides aid to typhoon Glenda survivors

Jul 17, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Australia will give up to P10 million in immediate aid

‘Power fully restored in Metro Manila by Friday’

Jul 17, 2014 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED As of 9 am Thursday 82 of Metro Manila has power A 3 hour rotating brownout is being experienced in the main cities of Manila Makati and Quezon

RESTORATION EFFORTS. Meralco personnel repair power lines in Metro Manila in the wake of Typhoon Glenda. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler.com

Australia gives P10M-assistance to #GlendaPH victims

Jul 17, 2014 - 10:38 AM

The non food assistance includes family survival kits for 1 400 families in Albay and health and dignity kits for 2 000 women

LPA may develop into a tropical cyclone in 24 hours

Jul 17, 2014 - 2:39 AM

UPDATED State weather bureau PAGASA in its 5 am bulletin for Glenda said it has spotted a new low pressure area 940 kilometers east of northern Mindanao

LEAVING PHILIPPINES. Typhoon Glenda will be outside the Philippines Thursday tomorrow morning or at 750 km West  Northwest of Dagupan City. PAGASA satellite image as of 1:14 am

Stars take to social media during #GlendaPH

Jul 16, 2014 - 11:40 PM

Artists such as Jessie J Anne Curtis Angel Locsin and Kris Aquino took to their social media accounts to post prayers and precautions during GlendaPH

Rappler Newscast | July 16, 2014

Jul 16, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Typhoon Glenda leaves at least 9 dead Hints from Pope Francis on married priests causes confusion in the Vatican Undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas is arrested and set free

#GlendaPH: What's happened and how to help

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:11 PM

As Typhoon Glenda exits the Philippines here s a recap of what s happened and what you can do to help

A wake up call for the sheltered

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Typhoons used to mean a happy day off from school; but my perspective has changed a lot since those pampered days

Gov't priority: evacuees' health, power and communications

Jul 16, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Malacañang says its immediate priorities are the health and safety of evacuees and the restoration of power and communication lines in Typhoon Glenda affected areas

After #GlendaPH, more bad weather coming?

Jul 16, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Two new low pressure areas LPAs have been spotted in the northwestern Pacific Ocean but there is a low chance for development into stronger weather systems in the coming days

Visible loop image of System 93W as of 16 July 2014, 04:01 UTC. Image courtesy NOAA

#GlendaPH: 7,300 evacuees in Yolanda-hit E. Visayas

Jul 16, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman says evacuees in Yolanda hit areas shouldn t return to tents after Typhoon Glenda

At least 338,000 displaced by #GlendaPH

Jul 16, 2014 - 12:35 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development reports a total of 321 houses damaged by Typhoon Glenda

#GlendaPH hits Bataan, Zambales

Jul 16, 2014 - 11:38 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Glenda Rammasun slightly weakens after passing through much of Calabarzon; It is now over West Philippine Sea

RECOVERY BEGINS. Workers clear an uprooted tree in Manila, Philippines, 16 July 2014. Dennis Sabangan/EPA

#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

Aquino cancels activities to monitor Glenda

Jul 16, 2014 - 9:30 AM

President Benigno Aquino III sets aside his schedule to keep watch over developments on Typhoon Glenda which makes landfall that day

NDRRMC: At least 5 dead, 2 injured due to #GlendaPH

Jul 16, 2014 - 5:31 AM

UPDATED NDRRMC Undersecretary Alexander Pama says they are receiving more reports on deaths caused by Typhoon Glenda but these have yet to be validated

Typhoon #GlendaPH batters south Luzon

Jul 16, 2014 - 5:11 AM

5th UPDATE Metro Manila spared of direct hit but still battered by strong rain winds; One person killed so far and hundreds of thousands are sheltered in evacuation centers

TOPPLED. Traffic signs along EDSA are brought down due to the strong winds brought by Typhoon Glenda. Photo by Josh Albelda

Manila orders mandatory evacuation in select areas

Jul 16, 2014 - 3:44 AM

Manila DRRM chief Johnny Yu says a forced evacuation may be ordered at 5 am for residents who refuse to leave their homes

Signal No 3 in Metro Manila, nearby provinces

Jul 15, 2014 - 11:58 PM

Typhoon Glenda is expected exit Luzon via Zambales by Wednesday evening July 16

3 missing, thousands flee as Glenda hits Albay

Jul 15, 2014 - 9:41 PM

President Benigno Aquino III tells disaster officials: The objective has to be to minimize the casualties and the hardship of our people

EVACUATING AGAIN. Hundreds of Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors, who still live in tents, return to the Tacloban Astrodome as Glenda (Rammasun) is set to affect Tacloban City. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Glenda forces Yolanda tent dwellers to evacuate

Jul 15, 2014 - 6:20 PM

Traumatized Yolanda survivors need safer evacuation centers aid group Oxfam says as Typhoon Glenda affects Yolanda hit areas

Tabaco City under state of calamity

Jul 15, 2014 - 6:09 PM

Ahead of Typhoon Glenda making landfall in the Philippines a city in the province of Albay declares a state of calamity

DSWD: Relief goods ready for #GlendaPH

Jul 15, 2014 - 5:01 PM

The agency has prepositioned thousands of relief packs in areas across the path of typhoon Glenda

Gov't hospitals 'doubly prepared' for #GlendaPH

Jul 15, 2014 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED Government hospitals in the Bicol region are now in code blue alert

HIGHLIGHTS: #GlendaPH

Jul 15, 2014 - 8:18 AM

UPDATED Here s a running live blog for the latest updates on GlendaPH Rammasun