August 6, 2012 by CDRC Admin
Filed under Bicol Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Central Visayas, Cordillera Administrative Region, Disaster Alerts, Ilocos Region, MIMAROPA, National Capital Region, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN, Zamboanga Peninsula
Tropical Storm Gener (Saola) affected 1,207 barangays, 150 municipalities and 28 cities in 35 provinces across several regions. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council also reported that 190,196 families or 858,534 people have been affected, while 45 people were killed. The total cost of damages to infrastructure was ₱ 116,560,384.00 while the total [...]
When calamities arise in this disaster-prone province, one of the most affected sectors is the children. The Strengthening School System for Disaster Risk Education and Management project of the Tarabang para sa Bicol, Inc. (TABI), UNICEF and the Department of Education, however, has tried to make them less vulnerable and more useful before, during and [...]
Bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the northeast by the Lagonoy gulf, and on the west and southwest by the Burias Pass, the province of Albay is one of the most disaster prone areas in the Philippines. The local government data shows that around 20 typhoons visit the province every year, four or five of [...]
CDRC and its Regional Centers assisted 3,631 families affected by Typhoon Pedring (Nesat) in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Bicol. Typhoon Pedring battered Luzon on September 25, 2011. At least 651,889 families or 3,030,755 persons were affected. Some 83 people were also killed, and 91 others injured. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services [...]
CDRC, together with its Regional Centers TABI, ABI and CREST, conducted relief distribution for the families affected by Typhoon Nesat (Pedring) in Metro Manila, Albay, Zambales, Tarlac, and Nueva Ecija. The RDOs, conducted from January 17-February 27, served 3,631 families. This was supported by Caritas Switzerland and Swiss Solidarity.
Caritas Switzerland representatives, Ms Regula Hafner (Head, Asia and Europe Department) and Ms Judith Niederberger (Programme Officer for Philippines and Thailand), visited the Bicol Region. The Regional Center, Tarabang Para Sa Bicol (TABI), recently concluded its 3-year project: Enhancing Flood Preparedness and Helping the Survivors of Super Typhoon Reming Help Themselves in 8 communities in Albay. The [...]
Video: Enhancing Flood Preparedness and Helping the Survivors of Super Typhoon Reming Help Themselves
Enhancing Flood Preparedness and Helping the Survivors of Super Typhoon Reming Help Themselves A project of Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) and Tarabang para sa Bicol Inc. (TABI), in partnership with Caritas Switzerland, Swiss Solidarity, Caritas Luxembourg, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg.
Typhoon Pedring (Nesat) left Php 14.9 billion in damages to agriculture and infrastructure, surpassing the Php 12.3 billion in damages wrought by Typhoon Ondoy in 2009, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. NDRRMC reported 12.7 billion damage to agriculture (crops, livestock, fisheries) and 2.1 billion in infrastructures (schools, hospitals, roads, bridges). Five [...]
Tropical Storm Juaning brought destruction in the Bicol Region, leaving over 28 people dead. Albay and Camarines Sur were two of the provinces most affected by the storm. Photos: Tarabang Para Sa Bicol (TABI)
Caritas Switzerland representative Ms Erna Kaeppeli visited CDRC project sites in Pangasinan and Albay from February 23-26, 2011. She saw the Typhoon Pepeng-affected communities of Alay Bayan Inc. in Bayambang, Pangasinan where shelter and non-food items were distributed, and the Typhoon Reming rehabilitation areas of Tarabang para sa Bicol in Camalig, Albay. ABI and TABI [...]