Typhoon ‘Pablo’ Runs Havoc In Northeastern Mindanao & The Visayas

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that 8,283 families or 41,608 people were evacuated from Regions 8 (Eastern Visayas), 10 (Northern Mindanao), 11 (Davao Region) and 13 (Caraga Region) as typhoon ‘Pablo’ runs havoc to these areas.

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The Philippines Urged To Develop Calamity Resilient Crops

The Philippine government must have a stronger research and development program in agriculture in place to increase productivity and help develop calamity resilient crops agriculture base in the face of natural disaster such as the dry spell wrought by El Niño and the over 20 storms that hit the country annually, according to Senator Edgardo Angara.

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