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2,500 families displaced by floods in Agusan

2,500 families displaced by floods in Agusan

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/17 February) – Some 2,500 families in the lakeside town of Jabonga, Agusan del Norte were displaced by floods brought by a low pressure area that hit parts ...

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A Christmas miracle: 275 swept to sea rescued

A Christmas miracle: 275 swept to sea rescued

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 December) -- A Christmas miracle happened in the high seas of Macajalar Bay Saturday as 275 men, women and children swept to sea by the mammoth f ...

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At least 327 dead in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan floods

At least 327 dead in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan floods

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 December) --  The death toll in Saturday’s flash floods in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan had, as of 7 p.m., risen to 327, most of them ...

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In Cagayan de Oro, 180 mm rainfall recorded in less than 24 hours

In Cagayan de Oro, 180 mm rainfall recorded in less than 24 hours

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 December) --  Tropical storm Sendong brought 180 mm of rainfall in less than 24 hours starting late Friday afternoon, flooding 23 of this city’s ...

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Bukidnon town isolated as floods destroy six bridges

Bukidnon town isolated as floods destroy six bridges

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/17 December) --  Six bridges were destroyed in two towns in northern Bukidnon leaving the town of Baungon, in the province’s border with Cagayan de Oro ...

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Upland residents warned against landslides

Upland residents warned against landslides

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 Jan) – A government geologist on Thursday warned residents living in upland areas of Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao to brace for the possible ...

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3 dead, 3 missing in Davao Sur flood

3 dead, 3 missing in Davao Sur flood

DARONG, Sta. Cruz (MindaNews/18 January) – Three persons were killed and three remain missing while at least a hundred huts were swept away by flash floods that struck early Monda ...

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Caraga Region records highest number of people affected by floods

Caraga Region records highest number of people affected by floods

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 January) – Caraga Region in Northeastern Mindanao got the highest number of people affected by floods spawned by heavy rains since last week, the Nat ...

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Floods, landslides find soldiers and rebels in relief work

Floods, landslides find soldiers and rebels in relief work

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/06 January) – Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains might have extended de facto the ceasefire between the government and the National De ...

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Flood update: of 25 dead nationwide, 17 in Mindanao

Flood update: of 25 dead nationwide, 17 in Mindanao

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/06 January) –   Seventeen of the 25 persons nationwide who died from drowning or landslides brought about by flash floods spawned by heavy rains since Sunda ...

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2 dead, thousands affected by floods in 6 Mindanao provinces and 2 cities

2 dead, thousands affected by floods in 6 Mindanao provinces and 2 cities

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 January)  -- A six-year old girl in Baroy, Lanao del Norte and a 58-year old woman in Monkayo, Compostela Valley were reported dead as flash floods a ...

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Koronadal mayor to tackle flood control system in meet with P-Noy

Koronadal mayor to tackle flood control system in meet with P-Noy

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 October) - The proposal to construct a multimillion flood control system in the city will top the concerns that Mayor Peter Miguel will bring up ...

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NorthMin warned of more floods until 2011

NorthMin warned of more floods until 2011

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 October) - The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) has warned residents of more floods until 2011. Director Carmelit ...

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NorthCot flood victims receive aid

NorthCot flood victims receive aid

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/16 October) -- A total of 11,450 families affected by the recent floods in five towns in North Cotabato had received relief operations from the provincia ...

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4,000 families displaced in S. Kudarat floods, state of calamity declared in Koronadal

4,000 families displaced in S. Kudarat floods, state of calamity declared in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/15 Sept) – More than 4,000 families in Sultan Kudarat province have been displaced as flashfloods triggered by intermittent rains swept anew the area dur ...

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Koronadal seeks nat’l gov’t help for anti-flood measures

Koronadal seeks nat’l gov’t help for anti-flood measures

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/15 Sept) – The city government here is seeking the national government’s assistance for the proposed construction of multimillion drainage structures tha ...

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284 families displaced by floods, landslides in Koronadal

284 families displaced by floods, landslides in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 September) -- Some 284 families in Koronadal City and two other municipalities in South Cotabato have been displaced following the flashfloods an ...

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Koronadal village isolated due to landslides

Koronadal village isolated due to landslides

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 Sept) --  A remote village in Koronadal City has been isolated following several major landslides Sunday night that buried a wide stretch of the ...

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Koronadal vice mayor says flash floods wakeup call on environment

Koronadal vice mayor says flash floods wakeup call on environment

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/12 September) – The flash floods late Friday that triggered landslides and killed five persons should serve as a wakeup call for people to care for the e ...

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15 families in 2 South Cot towns rendered homeless by floods, landslides

15 families in 2 South Cot towns rendered homeless by floods, landslides

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 September)  – At least 15 families from two municipalities in South Cotabato lost their homes due to flashfloods and landslides that hit the area ...

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