One person died in Davao del Sur while scores of families in the city evacuated as Tropical Storm Dante continues to pour heavy rains in Davao Region as it intensifies placing some areas in Eastern Samar to Signal 2 as of Tuesday morning, June 1.
The coastal areas affected by an oil spill from a sunken cargo ship is now slowly returning to normal, a village official said on April 19.
Various groups slammed the lifting of the nine-year moratorium on new mining agreements through Executive Order No. 130 that President Rodrigo Duterte signed on April 14, 2021.
An old cargo ship docked five years ago in a shipyard in Barangay Lower Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental sank early morning on April 3 which resulted to oil spill affecting the fishing community there.
With nearly a millions Filipinos in Luzon affected in the aftermath of three successive typhoons (Quinta, Rolly and Ulysses), organizations and institutions in Davao City are organizing relief drives and calling out Davawenyos to help.
The Davao City government has advised all government and private search and rescue teams to be on alert and on full operations for possible landslide and flooding brought by tropical depression Ambo.
At least nine people have already died in the aftermath of the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that rocked the province of Davao del Sur and other areas in Mindanao on December 15, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Authorities confirmed four people were killed while others remain missing in the recent Magnitude 6.9 earthquake that hit Davao region on Sunday afternoon.
Students at Xavier University (XU) took the time out of their classes to raise funds for the earthquake survivors in North Cotabato.
The city goverment will allocate P4.2 million as donation for the earthquake affected residents of Davao del Sur and Cotabato provinces.