‘We’re used to this, but it doesn’t make it any less difficult,’ says one resident
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 18, 2015) — Tens of thousands of people struggled Friday, December 18, through waist-deep floods in typhoon-battered farmlands near the Philippine capital, as yet another storm threatened to dump more rain.
More areas in Mindanao are placed under signal #1 ahead of Tropical Depression Onyok’s landfall
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 18, 2015) — Tropical Depression Onyok maintained its strength early Friday morning, December 18, ahead of its expected landfall in the Caraga region in Mindanao in the afternoon or evening.
October 12, 2015 — A CATHOLIC bishop on Sunday issued a strongly worded apostolic message condemning the killings of lumad leaders in Surigao del Sur and demanding that the government immediately disband the paramilitary groups in the province.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (July 10, 2015) — Hundreds of people were poisoned in at least 6 towns and a city in Surigao del Sur on Friday, July 10, after they ate durian candy, the municipality of Cagwait’s public information office (PIO) said.
BUTUAN, Philippines (Dec. 29, 2014) – Floods forced thousands of people to be evacuated in the southern Philippines on Monday as a tropical storm battered the region with strong winds and heavy rains, officials said.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Oct. 31, 2014) — More than 1,700 members of a tribal community in Surigao del Sur province fled their homes following a series of killings, attacks and arson of houses and schools in their communities.
BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga, Department of Education (DepEd) and the city government here launched on Tuesday “Project Green Friday” which will mobilize some 80,000 high-school students in this city to plant tree seedlings every week.