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Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

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Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 12, 2017) — Are there enough funds for disaster management in 2017? Continue reading Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

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AFTERMATH. Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) battered Cagayan on October 19, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) left P5.7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2.8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines (Nov. 6, 2016) — Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba on Sunday, November 6, said the province needs a Yolanda-like rehabilitation plan to cope with the damage brought by Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) last month.  Continue reading Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba