river basin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on river basin


NEDA committee approves Mindanao flood control infra, Metro Manila bridges

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:55 PM

These projects, which will be elevated to the NEDA Board for confirmation, are estimated to cost a total of P66.57 billion

Lanao del Sur forms council to manage river basin

Jan 13, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Lanao del Sur governor Soraya Adiong says failure to protect the lake will have a negative impact not only on the lives of the Maranaos but all Mindanaoans

File photo from the DENR website

20,000-hectare catchment basin eyed to solve flooding in Pampanga

Mar 18, 2016 - 10:30 PM

The proposed Pampanga River Basin Flood Control Master Plan will include the construction of a dike a controlled retarding basin and the widening of the Pampanga River and its tributaries

FLOODING PROBLEM. Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson discusses the master plan to permanently solve the yearly flooding problem in Pampanga and parts of other Central Luzon provinces. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

#FloodPH: Warning for Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:48 PM

Residents along low lying areas in Bulacan Pampanga and Nueva Ecija are advised to expect persistent flooding

72 families in Isabela town evacuated ahead of Typhoon Lando

Oct 17, 2015 - 2:37 PM

The government is also monitoring major river basins in order to advise local government units when to conduct pre emptive evacuation

WATCH: Kalinga revisited

May 02, 2015 - 2:54 PM

The militancy of the indigenous peoples may have died with their beloved tribal chieftain but their culure and tradition lives on

Extreme flooding can turn Naga City into an island

Jan 17, 2014 - 5:49 PM

Naga City proper is within the catchment area of the Bicol River Basin – the old business district sits barely above sea level The city was isolated by flood before

FROM CITY TO ISLAND CITY? Naga City in Camarines Sur sits beside rivers that could overflow during storms and turn the inland city into an island. Photo from the Naga Smiles to the World Facebook page