About 30,000 people in and around Legazpi have fled their homes, the provincial government says
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The volcano in Albay is under Alert Level 3, which means a 'hazardous eruption is possible within weeks or even days'
In addition to the dead and injured, 65 homes have been destroyed while another 462 sustained damage
'There are 43 people we're now looking into and investigating to see if they actually are missing,' says Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown
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A powerful and shallow 7.6-magnitude earthquake hits the waters off the coast of Hondura, triggering tsunami threats and advisories for nearby Caribbean shores
Much of the affected area is land scorched by the massive Thomas fire last month, where there is no vegetation to soak up the excess water
MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018
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'Our region is disaster-prone,' Lim Jock Hoi says at his inauguration ceremony at ASEAN's Secretariat in Jakarta. 'This underscores the need to strengthen ASEAN cooperation in disaster management and humanitarian assistance.'
Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara orders evacuation of families living in areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding
The agency's operation center will continue to monitor the tail-end of a cold front that is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Bicol, Quezon, and Northern Samar
Biliran is still recovering from the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Urduja, which battered the region as a tropical storm a few days before Christmas
Here are some critical preparedness actions that local governments should be taking hours before the typhoon hits land
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.
(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
(UPDATED) A majority of the fatalities and the missing people are fishermen
(UPDATED) Nearly 140,000 Vinta victims are expected to welcome the new year homeless
If the said low pressure area will enter the Philippine area of responsibility before the year ends, it will be the 23rd tropical cyclone of 2017
'This EU contribution underlines our commitment to the people of the Philippines, many of whom have suffered great losses as a result of Tropical Storm Vinta and are in dire need of immediate assistance,' said EU's Christos Stylianides.
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vows to fast-track rehabilitation in Vinta-hit areas, but are the funds for handling disasters in 2017 enough?
'Subukan lang ho namin to fast track everything. You can be very sure of that,' Duterte tells all those affected by tragedies and calamities
Some rivers and spillways in Camarines Sur's first district overflowed due to heavy rainfall, causing a surge of water in low-lying areas
(UPDATED) Heavy rain across the Bicol Region prompts the regional Office of Civil Defense to warn citizens to be on guard for floods and landslides
China joins Japan in committing to aid Davao City after two tragedies affected its residents just before Christmas
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says they plan to distribute a second batch of food packs on December 30 to 31 in anticipation of New Year's Eve
The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.
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
This speech, delivered in November at the 2017 World Bosai Forum in Japan, is made timely by the rising death toll from Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
In its wake, the tropical storm inundates several villages, 'wipes out' communities, and displaces thousands of Filipinos a few days before Christmas
Majority of the 2,000 evacuees are housed in the Kabasalan Gymnasium in Barangay Poblacion, Zamboanga Sibugay
This will expedite the humanitarian efforts being undertaken by the local government to respond effectively to the crisis that Vinta has created
(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.
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
(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
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
(UPDATED) People affected by Tropical Storm Vinta need your help and support. This page shows how you can help.
Caritas Palo, the humanitarian arm of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palo, distributes relief goods in remote Biliran towns
'We have made all the necessary preparations to minimize the impact of typhoon Vinta to lives and properties'
When Pagasa gives yellow advisory, it means that residents in affected areas should continue monitoring their weather condition. Flooding for low-lying areas is possible.
Rescue equipment and relief goods are prepositioned in preparation for Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau identifies 5 areas located near the forecasted track of Tropical Storm Vinta that are prone to landslides and heavy flooding
Counsellor Sun Yi of the Chinese embassy in the Philippines turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross
The National Weather Service issues a red alert for 'gusty winds and low relative humidity' in the affected area of Santa Barbara County
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The reminder comes as PAGASA monitors a low pressure area which could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this week