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Thailand Contributes Over US$600,000 to Yolanda Rehabilitation

18 August 2014 – Thailand Ambassador to the Philippines Prasas Prasasvinitchai presented a check in the amount of US$622,243.39 to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario as additional donation from the Government and people of Thailand to aid the rehabilitation process in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan.

The simple handover ceremony was held at the Department of Foreign Affairs and attended by Ms. Thelsa Biolena, Director of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Operations Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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ASEAN Drums Up Support for Philippine Recovery after Yolanda

12 August 2014 - A regional high-level conference will be held in Manila on August 14 at the Philippine Army Officers Club, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, to encourage new support for the recovery and rehabilitation of Yolanda-affected communities in central Philippines.

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NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 8 Effects of southwest monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Typhoon "Jose" (Halong)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

(24 Hour Public Weather Forecast 5:00 AM, 08 August 2014 and Severe Weather Bulletin No. 11 (FINAL) as of 10 :30 AM, 07 August 2014)

Typhoon "JOSE" exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 07 August 2014. Southwest Monsoon affecting Northern Luzon.

II. EFFECTS

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

• A total of 4,355 families / 15,769 persons were affected in Pangasinan and (locos Norte (Region 1), and Bataan (Region III)

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DA prioritizes farm-to-market roads in preparing against effects of climate change

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Wednesday that 100 percent of the budget for farm-to-market roads today is being used to make roads at least six inches thick and five meters wide, as part of government’s climate change resiliency program.

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said, one of the big problems of our countrymen is adequate road network and he is proud that under the Aquino administration, substandard farm-to-market roads became a thing of the past.

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NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 7 Effects of southwest monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Typhoon "Jose" (Halong)

Typhoon ''JOSE'' exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 07 August 2014. Southwest Monsoon affecting Northern Luzon.

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

  • A total of 4,355 families / 15,769 persons were affected in Pangasinan and Ilocos Norte (Region I) and Bataan (Region III).

  • Out of the total affected, 500 families / 2,500 persons are being served outside the evacuation centers in Pangasinan.