4,000 evacuate amid floods in Zamboanga CityZAMBOANGA CITY – Thousands were evacuated from villages in the city flooded due to the effects of the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Marilyn. City Social Welfare Officer Maria Socorro Rojas on Saturday said about 4,000 individuals or some 800 families were staying in different evacuation centers in the city. Rojas said houses in at least 18 barangays were damaged by floods. Evacuation centers were set up in schools and barangay halls. Relief operations are underway to provide food, clothes, portable toilets and medicine to evacuees. Meanwhile, the City Social Welfare Office is to convene with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office before noon Saturday to assess the damage. Flooding was reported in the villages of Tugbungan, Lunzuran, San Jose Gusu, Putik, Tumaga and Sangali on Friday. Evacuees flocked to different evacuation centers on Friday night as river levels remained high and streets and low-lying areas were inundated. Meanwhile, the Zamboanga City Police Office is still verifying reports of a missing elderly and a child. Read more: ABS-CBN News
'Marilyn' forces 1,000 families in Zamboanga City to evacuate; reportedly kills 4-month-old babyAt least one person died and more than 1,000 families evacuated their homes in the wake of floods in some areas in Zamboanga City , authorities have reported. No flood control management anywhere in the Philippines. there are floods all over the Philippine archipelago. MAY ISIP NA PO ANG MGA 'TYPHOONS' NATIN NGAYON. THEY CAN COMMAND WHERE THEY WANT TO PASS THROUGH AND KUNG SAAN MAGLA-LANDFALL.kagagawan din natin ITO!! Hello
Subways underwater: Flash flood drenches Algerian capitalALGIERS, Algeria — A flash flood in Algeria's capital inundated subway stations and the city's new airport, turned major boulevards into muddy rivers and trapped drivers in cars.
Cebu environment office expects challenging Mahiga Creek clean-upCEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is expecting the clean-up for the Mahiga Creek to be challenging, even if both cities of Cebu and Mandaue
City Engineering starts siphoning off floodwater on Poblacion PardoCEBU CITY, Philippines -- The Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) began the siphoning off the months-old floodwater on 2nd Street, Barangay Poblacion Pardo, Cebu City, on Seems like Cebu City needs New Department Heads. It is sad to know that they acted on it after several months only after Our Mayor ordered them to do so. This is shameful.
LOOK: People evacuate buildings as quake rattles Metro ManilaPeople quickly evacuated their office and school buildings in Metro Manila as earthquake swayed parts of Luzon on Friday afternoon. | CMarquezINQ QuakePH LindolPH EarthquakePH
BSP to transfer money printing facility to ClarkThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has chosen New Clark City as the new location for its peso printing and coin minting facility. bela ciao, bela ciao, bela ciao! ciao! ciao!