SouthCot seeks urgent aid to rehab infra destroyed by floods

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/26 June) — South Cotabato officials appealed to the national government on Friday for immediate assistance to repair infrastructure destroyed by Wednesday’s floods South Cotabato Gov. Daisy… »

Bakwit population in Maguindanao now 72,585

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 March) – The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) or bakwits (evacuees) in 11 of 36 towns in Maguindanao due to the military operations against the Bangsamoro… »

PEACETALK: The Omnipresence of Malacañang

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 17 Dec) – I have always wondered why the federal form of government was not adopted in the 1935 Constitution. The Constitutional Convention, elected for the… »

Maguindanao floods affect 13,000 families, destroy P27M crops

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/21 June)—At least 13,000 families were affected and nearly P27 million worth of agricultural crops were damaged by the floods that hit 13 towns in Maguindanao in the… »

‘Basyang’: 2nd storm in two weeks hits Caraga, Northern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 January) – Tropical depression “Basyang,” the second storm to hit Caraga and Northern Mindanao in two weeks is expected to make landfall late Friday or early evening… »

MIND DA NEWS: Pathetic

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 November) – As this article was being written, the search, rescue and relief operations in Tacloban City was expected to improve – that is, search the… »

Pablo Aftermath: Compostela Valley

Typhoon Pablo devastated several municipalities of Compostela Valley on Tuesday, leaving 316 persons killed and 462 others missing as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 9 December 2012, according to Comval Incident Command… »

‘Pablo’ makes landfall in Baganga, Davao Oriental; storm signals raised over 24 of 26 Mindanao provinces

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 December) –  Typhoon ‘Pablo’ (international name Bopha) made landfall over Baganga, Davao Oriental at 4;45 a.m. Tuesday, placing 24 of 26 Mindanao provinces under public storm warning… »

Signal No. 2 hoisted over Surigao Sur, northern part of Davao Oriental; 13 of 26 Mindanao provinces under Signal 1

SURIGAO CITY  (MindaNews/03 December) —  Storm signal number 2 has been hoisted over Surigao del Sur and the northern part of Davao Oriental which is expected to experience stormy weather… »

Wind convergence triggers flooding in 7 towns, 2 cities

ASUNCION, Davao del Norte  (MindaNews/15 January) —  Rains brought about by wind convergence triggered floods in seven Mindanao towns and two cities over the weekend.  But learning lessons from the… »

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