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Aug 09

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IPs displaced as conflict in Mindanao intensifies

Sultan Kudarat and Davao del Sur —- Fighting between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the New People’s Army broke out last July 19, 2009 in the mountainous areas of Columbio on the boundary between Sultan Kudarat and Davao del Sur, lasting almost 8 hours, according to the Disaster Response Center (DIRECT SOCSARGEN). ...

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Aug 09

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TS Jolina brings floods and landslides

Eleven provinces in nine regions were affected by Tropical Storm Jolina over the weekend. Some 38,589 families suffered from floods and landslides due to heavy rains. Eight people died, 10 others were injured, and 5 went missing. One of the most affected areas is Negros Occidental wherein houses were destroyed due to strong winds. ...

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Aug 09

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Position Paper: PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2008

The Philippines ranks among the world’s most disaster-prone countries. It is highly prone to natural disasters, particularly typhoons, floods, landslides, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and tsunamis, lying as it does in the typhoon belt, in the active volcanic region known as the “Pacific Ring of Fire,” and in the ...

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