A year after Typhoon Pablo struck Davao Oriental, residents in Baganga still line up for water at this well in Poblacion at 10 pesos per container. Residents said that wells in their relocation center are unsafe and smelled of rust. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
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Students and residents of Cateel, Davao Oriental prayed for the memory of victims of Typhoon Pablo during the first year commemoration of the storm that left around 1,000 dead or missing. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
The story of 2012 was the fury of Typhoon Pablo (International name Bopha), a category 5 storm that left 1,043…
the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) lifted all public storm warning signals but warned that flooding is possible in low-lying areas and landslides in mountainous areas.
Governors Rodolfo del Rosario of Davao del Norte and Arturo ‘Chongkee’ Uy of Compostela Valley told Davao Today they had convened their respective Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction And Management Councils (PDRRMC) to discuss preparations for the storm.
The research study by University of the Philippines physicist, Kim Gargar, is supposed to guide a disaster response group on the how to rehabilitate certain Typhoon Pablo ravaged areas in Compostela Valley, a private welfare group said.
By TYRONE A. VELEZ Davao Today Davao City– The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region XI is seeking Php 1 billion…
Cutor’s story belies the optimism of the expo organizers, the Mindanao Trade Expo (MTE) Foundation, who remained confident that exports of handicrafts and furniture from the island will thrive.
At the annual regional economic performance report presented by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), National Statistics Coordination Bureau (NSCB) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the government cited Davao’s “strong” 7.4% growth last year.
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