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Agusan del Sur residents in need of rescue, relief due to flash floods

barangay in sagunto, lapaz town waiting to be rescued
HELP NEEDED. Citizens in Barangay in Sagunto, Lapaz town are waiting to be rescued. Photo courtesy of Jamaica Jumonong/Rappler

Netizens from the area have been posting photos and updates on the need for evacuation and relief goods in the area before signal went down

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 20, 2017) — Thousands of residents in Agusan del Sur province are in need of rescue and relief goods as flash floods inundate towns along the Agusan River on Thursday, January 19. Continue reading Agusan del Sur residents in need of rescue, relief due to flash floods

Thousands displaced by heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao

rescuers evacuate students and faculty who were stranded in the university of science and technology of the philippines
#RESCUEPH. Rescuers evacuate students and faculty who were stranded in the University of Science and Technology of the Philippines (USTP). Photo courtesy of Lionel Amarado

Around 963 families or 4,536 persons are displaced in Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao, all of which are staying in 28 evacuation centers

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 18, 2017) — Around 5,412 people or 1,242 families were affected by nonstop rains in 26 barangays in Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao on Monday, January 16, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday, January 17.  Continue reading Thousands displaced by heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao