Typhoons

WFP Philippines – Typhoon Odette – Situation Report No. 6 (19 January 2022) – Philippines

In numbers 8 million people affected 11 regions affected 530,000 people in need 198,652 people are still on the run highlights WFP, in collaboration with the Regional Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), is preparing food aid for 115,000 people on the islands of Dinagat and Siargao. The Global …

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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park will remain closed on January 17th and 18th, 2022

UPDATE – It has now appeared on the Walt Disney World calendar that Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will be closed today (January 17) and Tuesday, January 18, 2022. We believe this closure is due to the ongoing cold spell in Orlando. As of now, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon is scheduled to reopen …

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Cuba’s Disaster Preparedness as a Model for PH

Whenever a typhoon approaches Philippine territory, it’s only fair to say that Pagasa (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration), despite budget cuts in recent years, does its job well by providing regular weather reports. The cuts, of course, delayed the modernization of the country’s weather agency. The private sector …

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Sonic boom claimed in East Yorkshire as RAF fighter plane Typhoon ignites loud bang | United Kingdom | Messages

Local residents likened the loud blast, which struck just after 8 a.m. over the Mappleton area, to that of a bomb. RAF fighter planes regularly fly in the area for training purposes and to monitor Russian planes flying near British airspace. This led many to attribute the noise to a …

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Diosdado Macapagal and Typhoon ‘Odette’

SHORTLY before the expected happy festivities at the end of 2021 were celebrated, typhoon “Rai” moved into the Philippine area of ​​responsibility on the night of December 14th. The Filipino Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) named it “Odette” and as it approached land, it unexpectedly quickly developed into …

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The government was “not too late” to respond to Typhoon Odette, says Duterte

Overturned electricity pylons are still blocking a main road in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte Province, in this photo taken on December 19, 2021, four days after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). (File photo from Agence France-Presse) MANILA, Philippines – The national government did not respond “too …

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Data collection that is important for disaster risk reduction

On December 16, 2021, the super typhoon “Odette” (international name: Rai) hit land as a category 5 typhoon in the Philippines, causing over 400 deaths and an estimated damage of over half a billion dollars to infrastructure and agricultural production. This is hardly an unprecedented disaster for the Philippines. A …

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Andi Eigenmann talks about “hard times” after Typhoon Odette

Andi Eigenmann (Image: Instagram / @ andieigengirl) Andi Eigenmann has admitted that it is emotionally difficult for her after the super typhoon Odette devastated her family’s home island Siargao. The actress, who was in Manila when Odette landed on Siargao last month, spoke about how her family is coping with …

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Duterte will be visiting the Odette affected areas again to review the government’s efforts to provide relief

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 5th) – President Rodrigo Duterte said he will visit areas badly hit by Typhoon Odette later this month to check that government agencies have followed his instructions for assistance and rehabilitation. “Gusto ko tignan, what was the progress of our government intervention there. Bibistahin ko …

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