typhoon Glenda - updates

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Typhoon Kammuri track may be like Glenda in 2014, Reming in 2006

Nov 29, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Typhoon Kammuri or the potential Tisoy is likely to affect the same areas battered by deadly typhoons Glenda (Rammasun) in 2014 and Reming (Durian) in 2006

How Typhoon Nina compares to Milenyo, Santi, Glenda

Dec 24, 2016 - 8:35 PM

Typhoon Nina could wreak havoc in the same way that past typhoons Milenyo Santi and Glenda brought extensive damage

SIMILARITIES. Project NOAH executive director Mahar Lagmay says typhoons Nina, Milenyo and Glenda have some similarities. Photo from Mahar Lagmay's Facebook account

SONA 2015: How Aquino fared in disaster management since Yolanda

Jul 27, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Disaster preparedness efforts of the Aquino administration have improved since Super Typhoon Yolanda and the Visayas earthquake But efforts to rehabilitate disaster hit areas remain wanting

What did Pope Francis write in the Malacañang guestbook?

Jan 16, 2015 - 1:13 PM

The Argentinian pontiff writes only one sentence in English in the Palace guestbook but it is enough to bless the entire nation

MESSAGE TO FILIPINOS. Pope Francis writes his message to the Filipino people on the Malacañang Guest Book on January 16, 2015

After Yolanda, Glenda, Ruby, Samar farmers face hunger, poverty

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:31 PM

Having lived in one of the most disaster prone regions in the country every storm pushes them deeper into the mire of poverty

#ClimateWalk: Because justice demands it

Oct 11, 2014 - 3:21 PM

A participant in the ClimateWalk to Tacloban hopes to create an uproar to demand accountability from those responsible for the build up of greenhouse gases

'#ZeroCasualty during disasters not just about numbers'

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Zero casualty means everybody must not only live but must also have equal chances during disasters says Albay Governor Joey Salceda

MORE THAN NUMBERS. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama and Albay Governor Joey Salceda talk about pursuing zero casualty during disasters. Photos from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Salceda to NCR mayors: What happens to disaster funds?

Oct 08, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Albay Governor Joey Salceda urges local governments to follow the law and mount funds for disaster risk reduction in their area

18 YEARS. Governor Joey Salceda says zero casualty is a clear goal of Albay even before a disaster strikes. Photo from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Power interruptions to worsen due to right-of-way violators, NGCP warns

Aug 28, 2014 - 6:49 PM

Despite warnings residents intentionally plant trees along the power lines causing outages the National Grid of Corporation of the Philippines says

#GlendaPH: Rehab funds needed for country's arts high school

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:22 AM

Almost a month since Typhoon Glenda made landfall in the country the Philippine High School for the Arts PHSA is still running on generators

Regulatory relief for banks affected by Glenda

Aug 12, 2014 - 1:29 PM

The relief measures include financial assistance to employees affected by the typhoon and grace period in settling outstanding obligations

Relocatees start all over after hit twice by typhoons

Aug 09, 2014 - 8:32 PM

The wind started to blow hard at 11 pm everyone was completely scared We could hear people calling for help but it was hard to help them because of the blackout

Salceda: Funds for climate mitigation hard to get

Aug 05, 2014 - 2:52 PM

He says finding funds for disaster response is easier

Proper nutrition during disasters: Is it possible?

Aug 01, 2014 - 4:51 PM

In an orphanage in Laguna children are being fed with whatever was being given to them by donors See what happens during their Cookfest

COOKFEST.  The Cookfest gave students in Laguna, especially the orphans, a taste of the food that they really should be eating, if they were to eat healthily. All photos by Chris Quintana and Kimmy Baraoidan/Rappler.com

SONA Fact Check: Half-truths about Yolanda

Jul 30, 2014 - 9:11 PM

In his State of the Nation Address the President omits key details and paints Yolanda hit areas in a rosy state

STILL WAITING. Yolanda survivors count on the government for help even as rehabilitation efforts suffer from too much bureaucracy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

14,500 Yolanda survivors still in tents after SONA

Jul 30, 2014 - 2:09 PM

These communities are being exposed to tremendous risk and uncertainty aid groups say after the President trumpeted efforts for Yolanda survivors

#SONA2014: Join the conversation

Jul 28, 2014 - 11:48 AM

Be a part of SONA2014 through Rappler s online conversation and live blog beginning 2pm of July 28 Monday Philippine Standard Time

#DearPresident: Typhoon Glenda victims voice their concerns

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:52 PM

What are the concerns of Typhoon Glenda survivors from Quezon province that they want President Benigno Aquino III to know about?

Damaged classrooms in the Southern Luzon State University - Tiaong Campus. All photos by Venedie Atienza.

#GlendaPH damage at P10.46B, 98 deaths

Jul 23, 2014 - 12:59 PM

Based on the latest report 330 433 families or 1 600 298 persons are affected by the typhoon a third of them in evacuation centers

DepEd seeks P1B Quick Response Fund for 2015

Jul 23, 2014 - 10:17 AM

The Quick Response Fund is a built in budgetary allocation for agencies responding to areas affected by catastrophes and crises

World Vision begins relief operation amid typhoon Henry

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:11 PM

World Vision launches its relief response targeting children and families impacted by typhoon Glenda Rammasun

#GlendaPH leaves almost 100 dead, P7.4B in damage

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:59 PM

Typhoon Glenda leaves at least 97 people dead most of them in Quezon province More than 1 6 million people in 7 regions are affected

DAMAGE. Government officials conduct a aerial survey of areas affected by Typhoon Glenda. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Air Force

Editorial Cartoon: Pasakit na blackout

Jul 21, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Pumangalawa man ang Filipinas sa mga bansa sa Asya sa bilis ng pag angat ng ekonomya noong 2013 tila naman hindi nito alam ang gagawin sa sektor ng enerhiya

#GlendaPH death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:10 PM

The reports of fatalities came as authorities struggle to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of households

DESTRUCTION. A teen walks past a damaged house after strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Glanda (Rammasun) in Manila, 18 July 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Meralco: No more rotational brownouts for now

Jul 19, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Meralco says the power supply situation has improved but does not rule out implementing the scheme if necessary

#GlendaPH's wrath in Laguna

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:00 PM

In Bay Laguna where residents experience regular flooding during the typhoon season it seems nothing has prepared them for this nightmare

Angat Dam water level rises, still critical

Jul 18, 2014 - 2:59 PM

The dam is still in need of 2 491 mm of rainfall to reach the minimum high of 210 meters above sea level

Glenda death toll rises to 64, more than P5B in damage

Jul 18, 2014 - 11:52 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Glenda Rammasun affects about 900 000 people of which half a million are displaced and moved to evacuation centers

EVACUEES. Families in Manila flee their homes following the heavy rains and strong winds brought by Typhoon Glenda on July 16, 2014. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

PLDT, Globe restore network services

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:02 PM

PLDT and Globe restore their services thanks in part to the restoration of power in typhoon affected areas

#GlendaPH: Humanitarian orgs spring to action

Jul 17, 2014 - 6:04 PM

What are the country s humanitarian organizations doing for GlendaPH victims?

FIRST AID. PRC volunteers take care of injured evacuees.

HK ship rescues 4 fishermen off Occidental Mindoro

Jul 17, 2014 - 3:17 PM

The 4 fishermen are all safe and will soon be back home

To the social media savvy: Help report school damage

Jul 17, 2014 - 3:09 PM

Education officials say the preemptive suspension of classes by local government units helped a lot during Typhoon Glenda

#GlendaPH causes P8.3B agri, fisheries damage

Jul 17, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Initial findings of the Department of Agriculture show that Bicol and Quezon suffered the most damage in crops and fisheries

Quezon under state of calamity

Jul 17, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Authorities say that among provinces Quezon appears to be hardest hit by Typhoon Glenda

#GlendaPH: Initial agri, infra damage at P1.2B

Jul 17, 2014 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED Transmission lines in the Bicol Region – composed of Albay Camarines Sur Camarines Norte Catanduanes Sorsogon and Masbate – are still down

‘Power fully restored in Metro Manila by Friday’

Jul 17, 2014 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED As of 9 am Thursday 82 of Metro Manila has power A 3 hour rotating brownout is being experienced in the main cities of Manila Makati and Quezon

RESTORATION EFFORTS. Meralco personnel repair power lines in Metro Manila in the wake of Typhoon Glenda. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler.com

Australia gives P10M-assistance to #GlendaPH victims

Jul 17, 2014 - 10:38 AM

The non food assistance includes family survival kits for 1 400 families in Albay and health and dignity kits for 2 000 women

Stars take to social media during #GlendaPH

Jul 16, 2014 - 11:40 PM

Artists such as Jessie J Anne Curtis Angel Locsin and Kris Aquino took to their social media accounts to post prayers and precautions during GlendaPH

DPWH: After #GlendaPH most nat'l roads passable

Jul 16, 2014 - 8:32 PM

Some road sections in Central Luzon CALABARZON MIMAROPA and the Bicol region remain closed as of 3 pm Wednesday July 16

CLEARING. Rescue workers remove debris caused by a giant tree which crushed cars as Typhoon Glenda affected Makati City on July 16, 2014. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

#GlendaPH winds knock down Malacañang's century-old tree

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:52 PM

Typhoon Glenda placed the country s capital under Signal No 3 – packing winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour

STRONG WINDS: Glenda uproots century-old tree in Malacañang

#GlendaPH: At least 40 dead, thousands without power

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:32 PM

4th UPDATE It appears Quezon province suffered the most damage

#WhereToGo in Typhoon Glenda's aftermath

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Here s a list of where to go for emergency supplies in the wake of Typhoon Glenda

#GlendaPH: What's happened and how to help

Jul 16, 2014 - 7:11 PM

As Typhoon Glenda exits the Philippines here s a recap of what s happened and what you can do to help

#GlendaPH out of PAR by Thursday afternoon

Jul 16, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Metro Manila and 12 other areas are still under Public Storm Warning Signal No 1

Globe, PLDT set up free calls in typhoon areas

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:56 PM

The power outage may cause telecommunications disruptions for areas affected by Typhoon Glenda

NO POWER, NO SIGNAL. A journalist inside the Manila Police Department Press Office during a power outage caused by Typhoon Glenda. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

No Yolanda rehab plan amid Typhoon Glenda

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson says his office is waiting for President Benigno Aquino III to approve the phased implementation of the local recovery and rehabilitation plans of Tacloban City Leyte Samar and Cebu

EVACUATING AGAIN. Hundreds of Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors, who still live in tents, return to the Tacloban Astrodome as Glenda (Rammasun) is set to affect Tacloban City. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

A wake up call for the sheltered

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Typhoons used to mean a happy day off from school; but my perspective has changed a lot since those pampered days

#GlendaPH claims life of 11-month-old girl

Jul 16, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Cavite reports 3 casualties caused by Typhoon Glenda

FLOOD. Residents of Bacoor, Cavite wade through waist-deep flood in the aftermath of Typhoon Glenda. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Gov't priority: evacuees' health, power and communications

Jul 16, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Malacañang says its immediate priorities are the health and safety of evacuees and the restoration of power and communication lines in Typhoon Glenda affected areas

#GlendaPH damages 2 planes at NAIA

Jul 16, 2014 - 2:55 PM

Airport authorities say operations resumed at 11 am Wednesday after runways were inspected and cleared of debris