Taal Volcano eruption - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Taal Volcano eruption


Dead man found buried in Taal Volcano Island

Feb 15, 2020 - 5:16 PM

(UPDATED) A flat boat owner who went to the island to dig up his boat found the man's body buried in the mud, say police

TAAL VOLCANO. White steam rises from the Taal Volcano crater as seen from a Philippine Air Force helicopter during an aerial survey on January 21, 2020. Photo by Ted Aljibe / AFP

Santo Tomas village appeals: Take care of in-house evacuees too

Jan 25, 2020 - 9:04 PM

’Yung barangay dito…kahit hindi kami tiga-rito, tinanggap nila kami ng buong-buo,' says Cherryl Lazara, an evacuee who sought refuge in San Luis, Sto Tomas, Batangas

AID. More than half of evacuees chose to live outside of evacuation centers. Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Batangas gov asks Chinese envoy for grant to help in Taal rehab

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:12 PM

Governor Dodo Mandanas says the grant or soft loan is 'relative to projects which are directed towards strengthening our development strategies'

Photo courtesy of Katrin Buted, Batangas Capitol PIO

Central Luzon cops bring P2.5M worth of relief goods to Batangas colleagues

Jan 19, 2020 - 2:22 PM

Rice, bottled water, canned goods, and toiletries were collected through the Police Regional Office 3 and the Association of Chief of Police in the Philippines' initiative dubbed "Lingap para sa kapwa Pulis na biktima ng Bulkang Taal"

Brig. Gen. Rhodel Sermonia (4th from left) and other PRO3 officials hand over to PRO4A director Brig. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr (middle) the relief goods intended for the families of Batangas policemen. Photo courtesy of PRO3 public information office

LIST: Countries offer aid amid Taal Volcano eruption

Jan 17, 2020 - 1:25 PM

(6th UPDATE) Foreign countries offer aid for affected communities as the Taal Volcano unrest persists

DESTROYED. Large fissures wrecked homes, roads, houses, and establishments in Barangay Bangin in Agoncillo, Batangas, on January 15, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Batangas town pushes 'adopt-a-family' scheme for its evacuees

Jan 16, 2020 - 4:35 PM

Mataasnakahoy Vice Mayor Jay Ilagan has appealed to residents of other Batangas towns to host their evacuees

TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION. Taal Volcano spewsash and smoke. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Air Force

TIMELINE: Taal Volcano eruptions since 1572

Jan 13, 2020 - 1:08 AM

As of January 2020, Taal Volcano has erupted 34 times in 448 years