SULTAN SA BARONGIS, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 29 June) – The municipal government here today has placed the entire town under a state of calamity due to rising flood water since Wednesday.
AGUSAN DEL SUR, Philippines (June 28, 2015) — Seventy-seven-year-old Anito Goyo was busy tending her small patch garden on the eastern bank of the Agusan River when her house swayed and rolled with the waves created by the passing motorized canoe, announcing the arrival of one of her neighbors from the town.
BACOLOD, Philippines (June 27, 2015) — Years have passed since the one-two punch of Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol Earthquake last 2013 have struck our lands. Dozens of other calamities have come, and dozens of others are yet to pass. Time as they say, heals all wounds, but despite counting almost a thousand days after Day Zero, it seems that we are still profoundly in the process of recovering from our losses. The wounds that these disasters have inflicted to our people are simply too deep. Some say that nothing could have prepared us from suffering losses as great as these.
CEBU CITY, Philippines (June 25, 2015) — At least 12 persons have been hospitalized in Tagbilaran City in Bohol province for possible red tide poisoning.
KARACHI, Pakistan (June 25, 2015) — The death toll from Pakistan’s killer heatwave rose to 800 on Thursday, June 25, as cloud cover and lower temperatures brought some relief to the worst-hit city Karachi.