Pista ng Arkong Kawayan 2018


Local Access Road in Brgys. Subay, Malanggam-Calubacan, and Boor

DILG “Local Government Support Fund – FY 2018 Assistance to Municipalities (LGSF FY 2018 – AM)” Project Name: Local Access Road in Brgys. Subay, Malanggam-Calubacan, and Boor Allocated Budget: Php 7,680,727.00   Photo of the project site before implementation

Typhoon Gardo becoming the country’s 7th tropical cyclone for 2018.

  MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Maria slightly strengthened and accelerated further as it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) before dawn on Monday, July 9. It’s been given the local name Gardo, becoming the country’s 7th tropical cyclone for 2018. Typhoon Gardo is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, but it will enhance continue reading : Typhoon Gardo becoming the country’s 7th tropical cyclone for 2018.

Class Suspension Guidelines

Classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals, while local government units (LGUs)—not the DepEd—decide on and announce class suspensions during calamities in the absence of a storm signal. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this to guide parents and help ensure the safety of students in the event continue reading : Class Suspension Guidelines

Public Storm Warning Signals

The flood alerts Under the heavy rainfall warning system, a yellow rainfall advisory is raised when the expected rainfall amount is between 7.5 mm and 15 mm within one hour and likely to continue. Communities given this advisory are advised to be aware of the weather condition and warned that flooding may be possible in low-lying areas. The orange  rainfall advisory is continue reading : Public Storm Warning Signals

72-hour Survival Kit

Government agencies and private companies are reactivating their emergency drills with the release by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) of its latest findings about the West Valley Fault. Phivolcs Director Renato U. Solidum, Jr. warned that based on the movement pattern (every 400 or so years) of the West Valley Fault, the next continue reading : 72-hour Survival Kit

What to do during Earthquake

Metro Manila Development Authority conducted a metro-wide earthquake drill. This is in preparation for an earthquake that could hit Metro Manila by a magnitude of 7.2, kill 33,500 people and destroy 40% of infrastructures. This is what the experts referred to as the “Big One”. So here are a few more tips and information on continue reading : What to do during Earthquake

Family Disaster Kit

Living in a country that is surrounded by major ocean bodies, we are occasionally plagued by typhoons. Having experienced and survived many typhoons including Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)—one of the strongest storms in history we have learned that it always helps to start preparing at the start of the rainy season.  

What to do during Typhoon

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued a typhoon survival advisory as parts of the country brace for Supertyphoon DepEd reminds the public to always be updated with the news on the supertyphoon and prepare emergency kits ahead of landfall. Residents in areas forecast to be directly hit by Supertyphoon are also advised continue reading : What to do during Typhoon