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Earthquake update

GDACS, the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System has issued an Orange Earthquake Alert. Summary This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on themagnitude and the affected population and their...

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Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake in Ilocos Norte

On 17 February 2014 at  01:56:01 p.m. a magnitude 5.3 shook Ilocos Norte, 29 kilometers southwest of Burgos. Source: PHIVOLCS The earthquake was felt with these intensities: Intensity V – Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte Intensity...

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White Elephants and Black Holes

Last Thursday we wrote about the crippled airport project in Laguindingan. Today our friends in Panay found another outstanding project near Kalibo, the  “Pook Ecological Tourism Development Project“. Hundred thousands of tourists land every year...

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No news during the next days

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Filipinos love humor

Mae Mosqueda published this newspaper cut-out. Filipinos love humor, they always make fun of whatever they see and whatever happens to them ….  

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North-East Mindanao flooded

It rained all day on our little lovely island of Camiguin. Camiguin lays some 15 km north of Mindanao. We wondered how the weather was over in Mindanao.  This evening came the shocking messages....

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Cagayan de Oro on CODE RED

The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office has issued a CODE RED STATUS as of 1:58pm today as heavy rains continue to pour into the city. A CODE RED WARNING means there will be...