• 02 April 2015
QUEZON CITY, April 2 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to preposition relief supplies and rice packs at the provincial, municipal and city levels to ensure the faster delivery of aid to families that will be affected by Typhoon Chedeng. “We have enough stockpile of relief goods to augment the resources of local government units (LGU) along the typhoon path as well as standby funds to purchase emergency relief supplies,” DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman assured. As part of government preparations, DSWD has prepositioned 300,790 family food packs worth P105.73 million in all the Field Offices along the typhoon path, including some 98,147 packs at the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) in Pasay City. It has also earmarked a standby funds amounting to P19.72 million. Likewise, a stockpile of food and non-food items worth P170.46 million is available for distribution to affected LGUs. At least nine regions, namely: I, II, III, IVA, IVB, V, VIII, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and the National Capital Region (NCR) will be hit by  ‘Chedeng’, which is forecasted to be making a landfall in the eastern coast of Samar, Que ...Read more

President Aquino says he will monitor Typhoon ‘Chedeng’ from Bahay Pangarap

 CENTRAL  02 April 2015
MANILA, April 2 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III said he will check the progress of Typhoon Chedeng, as it enters the country’s area of responsibility on Wednesday night or early Thursday. In an interview in Batangas City on Wednesday, the President said he would probably stay at Bahay Pangarap ...Read more

Government ready for Typhoon 'Chedeng'

 CENTRAL  02 April 2015
QUEZON CITY, April 2 -- The national government has declared its readiness in the coming typhoon, expected to hit the country this weekend.National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC) chair Undersecretary Alexander Pama, in a media briefing on Friday, said, members of the Pre Disa ...Read more