The Office of the City Mayor distributed a total of P2.5 million to the families affected by the strong waves brought by the southwest monsoon over the weekend.
Fifty-one houses were totally damaged due to strong waves and high tide brought by the southwest monsoon on Saturday, August 3.
Hundreds of millions of pesos worth of agricultural crops, structures, and properties were damaged in at least five towns in Lanao del Norte when Tropical Depression Falcon swept through Northern Mindanao on July 16, reports from the Office of Civil Defense-10 (OCD-10) and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRMO) reported Wednesday, July 31.
The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office gets ready for the monsoon waves by meeting the residents of the coastal communities.
The Tropical Depression (TD) Falcon will intensify the southwest monsoon experienced in the whole of Mindanao, an official of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
The issue of Waste-to-Energy project and the Solid Waste Management of the City are two of many issues that environmental groups want to discuss with City Vice Mayor Sebastian “ Baste ” Duterte if given a chance.
Around 145 high schools students in Davao City experienced trauma after an earthquake jolted some parts of Mindanao on Wednesday morning.
A Megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) that was caught by a fisherman off Macabalan Bay Friday morning may have swum to shallow waters to prey on food, an officer from the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-10) said.
A local group here has pushed for a change in diet as a means of protecting the environment and living a healthier life.
The environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition has reminded the government not to allow the country to become the world’s garbage dump, as the 2.561 tons of electronic wastes (e-wastes) from China’s special administrative region of Hong Kong were sent back to its point of origin Monday noon.