CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Nov) – Authorities here ordered the preemptive evacuation of pregnant women, children, the elderly and persons with disability as Tropical Depression “Queenie” intensifies as it nears landfall in Surigao del Sur early Wednesday night.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 Nov) – Officials of Surallah town in South Cotabato are planning to ban aerial spraying in agricultural plantations in the area due to its hazards to human health and the environment.
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 26, 2014) —The Philippines will host a global webinar this Wednesday night, November 26, on building disaster management partnerships.
November 26, 2014 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has hoisted Signal No. 1 over at least 20 areas in the Visayas and Mindanao, as the low pressure area (LPA) east of Mindanao intensified into tropical depression “Queenie” on Wednesday morning.
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 5, 2014) – The Philippines’ disaster management chief Alexander Pama admitted Wednesday, November 5, that his agency needed a boost in capacity, capability, and credibility, but stressed that disaster preparedness is also the business of every Filipino.