10 January 2011 Bicol: CamSur eyes preemptive evacuation
In the wake of floods and landslides that have hit the Bicol Region, officials in Camarines Sur are planning a possible preemptive evacuation of families in 26 towns.
On Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the province's disaster management officials are anticipating more floods and landslides there.
"No fishing activity (is…
Nearly 600,000 people marooned by floods in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Floods situation in east Sri Lanka has seen no improvement as "continuous rains" lashed the area over the last two weeks, relief officials said Saturday.
"In terms of numbers 588,000 people have been affected. Over 4, 800 are in relief camps. There have been three deaths. We maintain 18 camps for the floods displaced", said Pradeep Kodippily, deputy director of the National Disaster Management…Continue
MANILA, Philippines - A Chinese mining firm employee has died after being hit by a falling rock in the head during heavy downpour in Lagonoy, Camarines Sur, police said Saturday.
Police identified the Chinese as Chen Te Hao, an employee of Prime Work Mining Corp. in Sitio Benguet, Barangay Gimagtocon.
A belated police report said Chen died after being hit by a falling rock during heavy downpour around 7:45 p.m. on Thursday (January 6).
The victim died while being rushed…Continue
Several moderate earthquakes which jolted Yingjiang county, Southwest China's Yunnan province on Saturday and Sunday damaged more than 23,600 houses, affecting 14,800 locals, but no casualties have been reported so far, Xinhua News said Monday.
Very damaging earthquake – 7,839 homes on the Myanmar / China border…
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9 killed in floods, landslides in Visayas, Mindanao
Tragedy greet the New Year some of our countrymen! Affected by incessant rains, floods and landslides in the Western Visayas! Three thousand families are also affected and nine were killed! Repeated nightmares seemed turn St. Bernard in Southern Leye previously affected by landslides. From Leyte,…Continue
1 January 2011 Sri Lanka: Floods update - Floods affect over 3,64,000 people (see blog below for details)
Dec 31, Colombo: Heavy rains experienced in most parts of the country have affected over 350,000 people, the latest report from Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center (DMC) says.
The DMC figures released today show that 364,854 people from 97,144 families have been affected due to the rains.
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