2 Maguindanao towns still flooded

DATU SALIBO, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 08 August) — Close to 12,000 individuals were affected by floods in nine Maguindanao towns as a result of torrential rains brought about by Inter-Tropical… »

Davao City needs quake impact reduction study, says OCD

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 August) — Aside from a disaster management plan, the city needs an impact reduction study that will provide estimates on the number of people who would be… »

OCD: Zero casualty in Dinagat, Siargao

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 07 Dec) — Zero casualty in Dinagat and Surigao del Norte. The provinces of Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte have been spared by typhoon Ruby… »

As thousands flee ‘Ruby’, rescue preparations shift to islands in Eastern Mindanao

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/06 December) – Military units tasked with rescue operations have shifted their attention to the Province of Dinagat Islands and Siargao Islands in Surigao del Norte where 3,234… »

OCD-Caraga intensifies disaster preparedness training

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 4 March) – The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) here in Caraga Region is intensifying trainings on disaster preparedness during the entire summer to hasten… »

OCD-12 wants broad disaster management contingency plan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 January) — The Office of Civil Defense in Region 12 is pushing for the development of a comprehensive contingency plan that will effectively address the impact… »

Quake damage in NorthCot reaches P60 million; class opening canceled in Carmen town

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 3 June) – The series of earthquakes that struck North Cotabato province since Saturday damaged infrastructures worth at least P60 million, with Monday’s opening of classes suspended in… »

19 villages flooded in GenSan, South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 January) – Nineteen villages here and in nearby South Cotabato province were submerged in floodwaters as several rivers and irrigation channels swelled anew late on Sunday… »

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