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ESTABLISH PERMANENT EVACUATION CENTERS – GATCHALIAN

Following the recent eruption of Taal Volcano, Senator Win Gatchalian has renewed his call for the establishment of permanent evacuation centers in every municipality and city in the country. Gatchalian pointed out that the establishment of permanent evacuation centers with the necessary facilities will address the issues encountered by evacuees in times of calamity, including […]

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AFTER TAAL ERUPTION, DPWH DEPLOYS ADDITIONAL TEAMS, EQUIPMENT TO BATANGAS – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar has announced the deployment of additional equipment and manpower resources from DPWH NCR, Regions 1, 3, 4B, 5, 8, and 10 to areas in Batangas and other parts of the Southern Tagalog Region following the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano. “We’d like to commend the DPWH officials […]

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BRING N95 MASK SUPPLIES FROM VISAYAS, MINDANAO TO LUZON – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged local suppliers and major drug stores to immediately restock N95 masks in Luzon, particularly in Region 4-A and Metro Manila, which are heavily affected by the ashfall from the erupting Taal Volcano in Batangas. Among the actions suggested by DTI is to bring N95 masks supplies […]

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DA TO PROVIDE LOANS TO FARMERS AFFECTED BY TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION – DAR

The Department of Agriculture, particularly the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 4-A, is closely monitoring the situation in Batangas following the eruption of Taal Volcano. “We have instructed both DA RFO 4A Director Arnel de Mesa and BFAR 4A Director Sammy Malvas to provide immediate updates on the risk areas, affected farmers, fisherfolk […]

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POWER OUTAGES RECORDED DURING TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION — NEA

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is closely monitoring the power situation in areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, which remains under Alert Level 4, per the assessment of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).  As of 7 a.m. Monday (January 13), the NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) reported […]

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VOLUNTEERS MADE SUBIC WHAT IT IS TODAY – GORDON

As the Subic Bay Freeport Zone commemorated its 27th founding anniversary, Senator Dick Gordon commended the volunteers for the successful creation of the Freeport from the ashes of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption and the departure of the United States military from Subic Bay. Gordon said volunteers were key in making Subic what it is today […]