Upside Down

A dancer practices his routine of somersaults at Barangay Bucana in Davao City Thursday (27 Nov 2014). MindaNews photo by Toto Lozano

Jane and KB

Jane Marie Datuin, 10, spends another night with her family and their dog named KB at the evacuation center inside the Maa Central Elementary School in Davao City on Monday,… »

Farmers’ groups blame land-use conversion, deforestation for flooding in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Jan) ¬– Farmers’ groups here blamed land-use conversion and deforestation for the cause of flooding in 15 villages in this city and other areas in… »

Residents of Davao’s Jade Valley Homes: ‘We have no other place to go’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Jan) – “If we only have a choice, we don’t want to live here.” This is the common sentiment of those living at the flood-prone… »

Text messages instrumental in relaying flood warnings

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Jan) – Text messages about the flood situation here over the weekend have been helpful for some residents, especially those living in the lowlands like… »

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