• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    7 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

9 dead in N. Luzon floods, landslides By Mario J. Mallari 11/06/2010

Saturday, November 6, 2010

9 dead in N. Luzon floods, landslides

By Mario J. Mallari 11/06/2010

Heavy rains in Northern Luzon areas have left nine persons dead and forced thousands of others to flee their homes, authorities yesterday said.

Flooding and landslides over the past three days sent close to 70,000 people from their homes in Isabela and Cagayan provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

There has been no focus on the damage the rains are wreaking in those provinces, however.

At press time yesterday, NDRRMC executive director and Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Administrator retired Maj. Gen. Benito Ramos said a total of 13,661 families, composed of 68,641 people from 23
municipalities and one city in Northern Luzon, were affected by landslides and massive flooding in the region..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20101106hed3.html

0 comments

Blog Archive