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… »

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… »

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… »

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 80… »

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 City, “totally… »

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 occurrence of… »

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 Monday evening, barangay officials said. Barangay councilor Eman Sinacan told MindaNews the floods caused a heavy traffic jam along an eight-kilometer stretch since Monday evening, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

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 National Disaster Risk… »

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 Democratic Front as… »

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 Sunday were from… »

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 affected… »

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 in… »

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 Carmelito Lupo of the Office… »

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 provincial government since… »

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 during the last three… »

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 that would help end the perennial flooding… »

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 and landslides that hit the… »

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 provincial road… »

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 environment,… »

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 Friday night,… »

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