Tembin news and updates

Rappler's latest stories on Tembin

ARTICLE FINDER

DSWD thanks #ReliefPH volunteers

Dec 31, 2017 - 12:22 PM

More volunteers are needed. 'Your time is the most precious gift you have given those in need this holiday season', says DSWD OIC Emmanuel Leyco.

CBCP appeals for continued aid in aftermath of Vinta

Dec 31, 2017 - 9:12 AM

(UPDATED) 'We can be with the Lord by extending all we can – our help and assistance to these people,' says Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Romulo Valles

FLOODING. Police rescue residents along Kalambaguhan street in Cagayan de Oro City as Typhoon Vinta lashes at Northern Mindanao on December 22,2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

34 dead in Palawan's Mangsee Island due to Vinta – reports

Dec 31, 2017 - 12:14 AM

(UPDATED) A majority of the fatalities and the missing people are fishermen

PCSO to release P5.4M to Vinta victims

Dec 30, 2017 - 3:38 PM

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

File photo of Typhoon Vinta victims courtesy of PNP

Bridges damaged by Vinta passable by January – Villar

Dec 30, 2017 - 2:35 PM

The DPWH will implement a 24/7 construction schedule to fast-track repair of damaged infrastructure caused by Typhoon Vinta

DAMAGED. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar visited Daligdigan Bridge, a 49-meter bridge located  at Salvador, Lanao del Norte. Photo from the DPWH

UN ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Vinta-hit Mindanao

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Nearly 140,000 Vinta victims are expected to welcome the new year homeless

RAPID ASSESSMENT. Humanitarian workers from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, conduct rapid assessments in Lanao del Sur towns that were hit by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin).  Photos by J. Pangalian/UNHCR

Urduja, Vinta caused P1.24B in agricultural damage

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:58 AM

Agriculture officials note that rice has the largest share of losses at P609.29 million, affecting some 31,749 farmers

VINTA. Sibuco in Zamboanga del Norte was among the most affected towns by Typhoon Vinta. Photo from the Western Mindanao Command

#ReliefPH: Philippine Red Cross to accept cash donations for Vinta victims

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Read this to know how you can help victims of Severe Tropical Storm Vinta through the Philippine Red Cross

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 26, 2017

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Tuesday.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Chief Dr. Leopoldo Vega upon his arrival at the SPMC to visit the families of the victims who died in the recent fire incident at the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall Davao on December 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Vinta death toll in Lanao del Norte mountain village rises to 29

Dec 25, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.

VINTA. Vinta brings heavy rain in Tubod, Lanao del Norte on Friday, December 22. Photo taken from Tubod Police Facebook page

Japan ready to send help for victims of Vinta

Dec 25, 2017 - 9:15 PM

'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

File Presidential Photo

Vinta death toll climbs to 240, scores missing

Dec 25, 2017 - 3:59 PM

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.

FLOODS. Tropical Storm Vinta wreaks havoc days before Christmas. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

NDRRMC probes high death toll from tropical storm Vinta

Dec 25, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Tropical storm Vinta kills at least 200. It's an unusually high number that has not been seen since the calamitous Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), when the government doubled down on disaster preparedness.

FLASH FLOODS. Flash floods and landslides kill at least 18 in the town of Sibuco in Zamboanga Del Norte. Photo from the AFP Western Mindanao Command

Pope Francis pleads for migrants at Christmas Mass

Dec 25, 2017 - 9:29 AM

In the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges Filipinos to remember people suffering from calamities, including typhoon victims

CHRISTMAS EVE. Pope Francis kisses a figurine of the Baby Jesus during a Christmas Eve Mass on December 24, 2017, at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Pope Francis prays for Vinta's victims in Mindanao

Dec 24, 2017 - 8:35 PM

'I wish to assure my prayers for the population of Mindanao in the Philippines,' Pope Francis says on Christmas Eve

PRAYING FOR MINDANAO. Pope Francis in his remarks after the Angelus on December 24, 2017, assures Mindanao of his prayers after Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) killed at least 200 people and forced 70,000 others out of their homes. File photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

First a war, then a storm: Marawi evacuees' tents ravaged by Vinta

Dec 24, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Typhoon Vinta damages tents of some Marawi evacuees, forcing them to take shelter in other structures

60,000 in evacuation centers after Vinta onslaught

Dec 24, 2017 - 6:36 PM

The DSWD gives assurances that its personnel in affected areas are working round the clock, even on Christmas, to attend to needs of evacuees

A MOTHER cries as she was prevented to cross Ysalina Bridge which would lead her to her flooded home as Typhoon Vinta lashes Northern Mindanao on Friday, December 22,2017. (bobby lagsa/rappler)

Amid Christmas disasters, EU tells PH, 'We're ready to help'

Dec 24, 2017 - 5:02 PM

'The EU is longstanding friend of the Philippine people and stands ready to assist during this difficult time,' says EU Ambassador Franz Jessen

Mindanaoans most optimistic about Christmas, until...

Dec 24, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The Social Weather Stations survey is conducted December 8-16, before floods, landslides, fire, and the extension of martial law happen

FLASH FLOODS. Flash floods and landslides kill at least 18 in the town of Sibuco in Zamboanga Del Norte. Photo from the AFP Western Mindanao Command

Vinta toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced

Dec 24, 2017 - 1:58 PM

(UPDATED) Police say 144 people remain missing while more than 40,000 have fled to evacuation camps due to the tropical storm

VINTA. Residents wade through water in Kalambaguhan street in Cagayan de Oro City as Typhoon Vinta lashes Northern Mindanao on Friday, December 22. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Typhoon Vinta leaves PAR on Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Vinta (Tembin), the Philippines' 22nd tropical cyclone for 2017, exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility a day before Christmas

Vinta strengthens into typhoon as it begins to move away from PH

Dec 24, 2017 - 7:25 AM

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.

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta makes 2nd landfall in Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Vinta (Tembin) slightly strengthens as it hits Balabac, Palawan, with maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta intensifies ahead of Palawan landfall

Dec 23, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h

Vinta a severe tropical storm again, threatens Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) could make landfall in southern Palawan on Saturday evening, December 23

The week in photos: December 16-22, 2017

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:57 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A girl waits for her present next to a man dressed as Santa Claus during a Christmas ceremony at the Palace of the National Military Club in Bucharest on December 21, 2017. Children of the Romanian Army army personnel, who were injured or died on duty, attended a children's show and received Christmas presents. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel MIHAILESCU

Agriculture damage from Urduja reaches P1 billion

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:51 PM

According to agriculture officials, the affected commodities are rice, corn, high value crops, livestock or poultry, and agri-fishery facilities

URDUJA. Damage and losses to the agriculture sector due to Tropical Storm Urduja has reached P1 billion, according to the agriculture department. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Flash floods wipe out village in Lanao del Norte due to Vinta

Dec 23, 2017 - 1:12 PM

(UPDATED) Police, soldiers, and volunteers are digging through the rubble of Dalama, a farming village of about 2,000 people, in search of more bodies

Marawi City, Lanao del Sur under state of calamity due to Vinta

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:27 PM

This will expedite the humanitarian efforts being undertaken by the local government to respond effectively to the crisis that Vinta has created

SUBMERGED. Several houses in Bubong, Lanao del Sur are under floodwaters due to Vinta. Photo provided by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

Vinta triggers flash flood in Zamboanga del Norte barangay

Dec 23, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The town of Sibuco apparently is no stranger to deadly floods brought by typhoons as their shores face the open Sulu Sea

Death toll from Tropical Storm Vinta breaches 200

Dec 23, 2017 - 11:49 AM

(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.

VINTA'S WRATH. Residents wade through a flooded street in Cagayan City on December 22, 2017, after the Cagayan River swelled caused by heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin). Photo by Joseph Deveza/AFP

Tropical Storm Vinta maintains strength en route to Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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

Vinta intensifies further on its way to southern Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Signal no. 2 is raised over southern Palawan while signal no. 1 is up in northern Palawan. Warning signals are lifted in Mindanao.

Vinta strengthens again over Sulu Sea

Dec 23, 2017 - 6:20 AM

Now back to being a tropical storm, Vinta (Tembin) is heading for southern Palawan

Over 31,000 affected by flooding in Davao City

Dec 23, 2017 - 1:15 AM

The City Information Office urges donors to either drop their donations at the City Hall or directly give them to victims in coordination with evacuation center managers to ensure orderly distribution of relief goods

DAVAO FLOODING. Homes in a barangay in  Davao City are submerged in flood waters on Friday night, December 22, 2017. Photo by Mick Basa

4 areas left under signal no. 1 due to Vinta

Dec 22, 2017 - 11:50 PM

Moderate to heavy rain will persist in southern Palawan, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay

Tropical Depression Vinta off to Sulu Sea after hitting Mindanao

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Signal no. 1 is now raised in southern Palawan, where Vinta (Tembin) will pass through after the Sulu Sea

Vinta weakens into tropical depression over Zamboanga

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:25 PM

There are no more areas under signal no. 2, while a dozen areas are under signal no. 1 due to Vinta (Tembin)

8 dead, several missing as storm hits southern Philippines

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:33 PM

(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

FLOODING. Several low-lying areas along the track of Vinta have been submerged in floodwaters. Photo provided by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

Vinta kills 7 in Lanao del Sur

Dec 22, 2017 - 3:42 PM

(UPDATED) The town of Tugaya in Lanao del Sur reported landslides and massive flooding

SUBMERGED. Several houses in Bubong, Lanao del Sur are under floodwaters due to Vinta. Photo provided by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

Tropical Storm Vinta weakens further over Marawi

Dec 22, 2017 - 2:55 PM

After Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, Vinta (Tembin) will cross the Misamis Occidental-Zamboanga del Norte area

LOOK: Heavy flooding hits Lanao del Sur due to Vinta

Dec 22, 2017 - 1:57 PM

In the photos taken by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong, residents are seen staying on top of their submerged houses

Photo courtesy of ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

Vinta slightly weakens as it crosses Davao Region

Dec 22, 2017 - 11:35 AM

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

More than 6,400 passengers stranded at ports due to Vinta

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:48 AM

(UPDATED) The Philippine Coast Guard says the biggest number of stranded passengers was in Central Visayas, at 2,461

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta moves over Compostela Valley

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:45 AM

Over two dozen areas in Mindanao and the Visayas are under signal numbers 1 and 2 early Friday morning, December 22

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta crosses Davao Region

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:50 AM

As of 6 am on Friday, December 22, Vinta (Tembin) is already in the vicinity of Monkayo, Compostela Valley

Nearly 16,000 evacuate as Vinta hits Davao Oriental

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:39 AM

In Cateel town, where the severe tropical storm made landfall on Friday, over 1,000 people seek shelter in evacuation centers

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta hits Davao Oriental

Dec 22, 2017 - 2:20 AM

Vinta (Tembin) makes landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1:45 am on Friday, December 22

Vinta intensifies into severe tropical storm before landfall

Dec 21, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is set to make landfall in Surigao del Sur early Friday, December 22

NDRRMC, local government units prepare ahead of Vinta landfall

Dec 21, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Rescue equipment and relief goods are prepositioned in preparation for Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)