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US Gov’t, CRS partner to strengthen disaster risk reduction in NCR

MANILA, 21 July (PIA) – The United States Government recently partnered with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to build community resilient to floods and other disaster events in Metro Manila.

The US Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided an additional P107.5 million (US $2.5 million) to CRS for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Philippines.

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DSWD continues rapid assessment in ‘Glenda’-hit areas

QUEZON CITY, July 21 -- Over the last five days of continuous relief operations in areas devastated by Typhoon Glenda, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already provided 41, 642 food packs, 18, 725 additional food items, and 6,345 non-food items in Regions I, III, IV-A, IV-B, V, VIII, and the National Capital Region (NCR).

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PAGASA warns of heavy rains over N. Luzon due to "Henry"

By: Joanne Namnama Parrocha

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 21 (PIA) - The state weather bureau has alerted residents of heavy rains and strong winds from Typhoon "Henry" (international name: Matmo) which is moving towards extreme northern Luzon.

The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council in Region 1 conducted an emergency meeting on Sunday afternoon and held a pre-disaster risk assessment of Typhoon Henry.

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Malacanang asks the public to brace for typhoon 'Henry'

MANILA, July 20 -- Typhoon Henry will hit the Visayas region with a projected entry through Guiuan, Eastern Samar, a Palace official said on Sunday.

In a press briefing over radio station dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) warned that the typhoon will be 370 kilometer from Eastern Samar by Sunday night.

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NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 16 re Effects for Typhoon 'GLENDA" (RAMMASUN)

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

A total of 330,433 families / 1,600,298 persons were affected in Regions I, III, IV-A, IV-B, V, VIII, and NCR

Out of the total affected, 97,055 families / 518,764 persons were displaced and served inside 1,264 evacuation centers

*Awaiting submission of updated report from DSWD Dromic

B. CASUALTIES

A total of ninty-four (94) persons were reported dead, three hundred seventeen (317) were injured and six (6) are still missing in Regions I, III, IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VIII and NCR