SouthCot sending P1.5M in relief goods and coffins to ‘Sendong’ victims

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/20 Dec) – Responding to pleas for help, the provincial government of South Cotabato is sending P1.5 million worth of relief goods, mostly rice, and coffins to victims… »

Path of Tropical Storm Sendong

View Typhoon Sendong in a larger map UPDATED: 6a.m. of December 21, 2011. NOTE: Figures on this map are based on the situation reports (sitreps) of the the National Disaster… »

Death toll in Bukidnon floods: 20; missing: 102

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/18 December) — Twenty persons were confirmed dead and 102 others remain missing in Baungon and Libona towns in Bukidnon, upstream of  Cagayan de Oro River. Lezette Treseno,… »

Mass burial of unclaimed bodies suggested in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/18 December) –   Owners of parlors here have expressed concern over the lack of water and electricity as the bodies brought to them for embalming are… »

Iligan evacuees appeal for help

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/18 December) — Five-month old Kathleen crawled on a piece of carton, her bed for the night, at the gymnasium of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology… »

Davao City convenese special session for financial aid to victims in CDO, Iligan

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/18 December) — Mayor Sara Duterte has called for a special session of the City Council tomorrow (Monday) to pass an ordinance authorizing the release of  a portion… »

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