Davao River to have telemetric system for flood monitoring

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 January)— The city government will put up a telemetric monitoring system (TMS) at the Davao River near Tamugan in Marilog district to warn low-lying areas of impending… »

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… »

Jade Valley Subdivision rescue operations

Rescue volunteers navigate through the flooded road as they transport rescued residents from Jade Valley subdvision in Brgy Buhangin, Davao City on Sunday afternoon. The water level in the nearby… »

When the floodwaters reached her ankle, she knew it was time to evacuate

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 January) – Carmen Yongco of Matina Gravahan did not take any chance. While some were not able to sleep because they monitored the water level of the… »

Jade Valley Flooding

Residents mill about the flooded street of Jade Valley Subdivision in Davao City on Wednesday morning as the water level in Davao River rose due to heavy rains in the… »

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