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Ilocos Sur placed under state of calamity

The provincial government of Ilocos Sur on Sunday has declared a state of calamity after Tropical Storm ''Mario'' destroyed houses and damaged millions of pesos worth of crops in the province.Full article

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INFOGRAPHIC: Dams and floodways to watch

As of 09/19/2014 9:20 AM
View this interactive guide of the system of dams and floodways in Luzon and possible affected areas in case they overspill. Full article

DSWD continues support for 'Mario' evacuees

As of 09/21/2014 6:51 PM
MANILA -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to provide support and assistance to families and individuals displaced by Tropical Storm 'Mario.' Full article

Consecutive quakes damage houses in N. Cotabato

As of 09/21/2014 11:25 AM
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Consecutive earthquakes shook the province of North Cotabato on Saturday morning, damaging more than 100 houses in six barangays in the town of Makilala. Full article

'Mario' leaves 10 dead: NDRRMC

As of 09/21/2014 10:20 AM
MANILA – The death toll from Tropical Storm "Mario" (international name: Fung-Wong) rose to 10 as of Sunday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported. Full article

Livestock evacuated from Mayon danger zone

As of 09/20/2014 5:29 PM
MANILA - Alert Level 3 remained hoisted over Mayon Volcano despite a decrease in volcanic earthquakes and rockfall events in the last 24 hours as recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Full article

Ilocos Norte, Narvacan under state of calamity

As of 09/20/2014 3:58 PM
ILOCOS -- Ilocos Norte and the town of Narvacan in Ilocos Sur are now under a state of calamity due to heavy rains and floods caused by tropical storm 'Mario'. Full article

2 DENR-ARMM employees shot

As of 09/20/2014 3:28 PM
COTABATO CITY -- Two employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) were wounded after unidentified suspects shot the team along Oblate Drive, Barangay Rosary Heights, Cotabato City around 8 p.m. on Friday. Full article

Landslides force road closures in Cordillera

As of 09/20/2014 3:16 PM
Eight roads were closed in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) due to landslides and uprooted trees. More than 400 residents were also forced to evacuate their homes. Full article

One of 8 injured in GenSan explosion dies

As of 09/20/2014 2:31 PM
MANILA - One of 8 people injured in the explosion near the General Santos City Hall last Thursday has died, authorities said. Full article

'Mario' leaves 5 dead - NDRRMC

As of 09/20/2014 1:39 PM
MANILA (UPDATED) - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said 5 people died in the wake of tropical storm "Mario." Full article