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Floods, landslides warning in Visayas

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday warned of possible floods and landslides over Eastern Visayas and Caraga regions due to moderate to occasional heavy rains from a new low pressure area (LPA) embedded along the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ).

Tips on how to survive season of floods

IN the Philippines, especially in Metro Manila, rain is always imminent. Where there is rain, there is the threat of flooding.

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A former Bulacan provincial official has asked the Commission on Audit (CoA) to conduct a special audit of the reportedly misspent calamity fund expenditures of the province. In a letter to CoA Chairwoman Maria Gracia Pulido Tan, former board member Teofilo Rivera said the appeal for the conduct of a special audit was triggered by calls from various local and barangay groups that received reports of irregularities in the expenditures.

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) needs some P2.39 billion to implement national recovery and rehabilitation projects for victims of tropical cyclones and floods in the last five months.

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MANILA, Sept. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced that thousands of families were rendered displaced and homeless by winds and floods brought about by typhoon “Pedring” Tuesday. In Albay, as of 6 a.m. September 27, some 496 families with 3,054 persons were affected coming from the 13 barangays, five […]

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