forced evacuation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on forced evacuation


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

The Mayors of Tacloban

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:32 PM

Cristina Gonzales Romualdez and Councilor Neil Glova seek the mayoral post of Tacloban in 2016

Photo by Carlo Gabuco

NDRRMC 'strongly' urges forced evacuation in 4 provinces

Oct 17, 2015 - 7:32 PM

3rd UPDATE These provinces are Isabela Cagayan Quirino and Aurora

As Typhoon Lando intensifies, NDRRMC recommends local government units in 4 provinces to already conduct forced evacuation. File photo by Joel Liporada

How a small Samar town survived deadly storm surges

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:01 PM

As the country prepares for Typhon Chedeng learn how a coastal town in Samar successfully weathered Typhoon Ruby by capitalizing on organized response as well as timely specific and localized early warning information

Villages in Cagayan de Oro preemptively evacuated

Jan 18, 2014 - 4:33 PM

Rising river waters threaten villages Tropical Depression Agaton is expected to be near the city by Monday morning

RISING RIVER. Communities are evacuated as the Cagayan de Oro river rises due to heavy rainfall. Photo by Willy Mostrales

Zambo forces evacuation in 5 villages

Sep 13, 2013 - 10:42 AM

The Zamboanga City Council approves a Forced Evacuation Ordinance from barangays Rio Hondo Sta Barbara Sta Catalina Talon Talon and Mampang

MAKESHIFT HOME. A girl sits under the canopy of her temporary shelter at the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Grandstand in Zamboanga City on Sept 11, 2013. Photo by Regine Mendoza/Rappler