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Juban town placed under state of calamity

Juban town placed under state of calamity

JUBAN, SORSOGON (January 12) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) of Sorsogon has just received this morning the copy of Resolution passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of…

4 towns in Sorsogon flooded, 1500 families evacuated

4 towns in Sorsogon flooded, 1500 families evacuated

SORSOGON CITY (January 11, 2011) – Four towns in the province of Sorsogon are now affected by continuous rains. In an initial report by Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council…

8 missing fishermen rescued in Camarines Sur

8 missing fishermen rescued in Camarines Sur

LEGAZPI CITY – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and authorities of the local government unit of Pasacao, Camarines Sur in a joint operation rescued eight reported missing fishermen in this…

DTI warns traders exploiting Albay Calamity

DTI warns traders exploiting Albay Calamity

LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) regional office here Bicol has warned traders not to increase the prices of basic commodities amidst current heavy rains pelting…

Gabriela wants February 4 declared as day for Philippine-American War heroes

Gabriela wants February 4 declared as day for Philippine-American War heroes

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers from the Gabriela Party-list want to commemorate the bravery of Filipinos who fought and died in the Philippine-American War every February 4. Reps. Luzviminda Ilagan and…

Floods damage 2,929 hectares of rice plants in Bicol, DA says

Floods damage 2,929 hectares of rice plants in Bicol, DA says

LEGAZPI CITY – At least 2,929 hectares of rice plants in 12 cities and municipalities in Albay have been damaged by flooding as a result of continuous rains for the…

Uphold press freedom, sanction Balauag – NUJP

Uphold press freedom, sanction Balauag – NUJP

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines demands that the Philippine National Police immediately investigate and sanction Superintendent Ramon Balauag, intelligence officer of the Quezon provincial police office, for…

Govt’s poor disaster prevention and management expect more devastation in 2011

Govt’s poor disaster prevention and management expect more devastation in 2011

By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA National Coordinator Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) The recent floods and landslides which caused massive displacement, destruction and loss of lives in various parts of…

3 towns in Sorsogon flooded, 687 families evacuated

3 towns in Sorsogon flooded, 687 families evacuated

SORSOGON CITY (Jan 08) –  Six hundred eighty seven families in the province of Sorsogon have been evacuated in different centers today due to heavy rains. According to Mr. Manro…

AFP sa Bicol sangkot sa kriminalidad

AFP sa Bicol sangkot sa kriminalidad

SORSOGON CITY – Inihayag ng human rights group KAPAPATAN  ang pagkakasangkot ng ilang kasapi ng Philippine Army sa ilang karumal-dumal na krimen gaya ng panggagahasa, drug trafficking at mga kasong…