PH Air Force’s UH-1H helicopters back in action to give aid to Typhoon Odette-hit localities in Visayas, Mindanao

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has resumed limited operations with its UH-1H “Huey” combat utility helicopters, which were previously grounded and stored to assist with ongoing relief efforts in the Typhoon Odette-battered Visayas and Mindanao regions. The UH-1Hs were grounded and placed in storage following a fatal crash that killed at least six PAF personnel… Continue reading PH Air Force’s UH-1H helicopters back in action to give aid to Typhoon Odette-hit localities in Visayas, Mindanao

Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

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Under the direction of Naval Task Force 61 of Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM), BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) conducted sovereignty patrols in the Tawi-Tawi group of islands, including Panguan Island, the “last southwestern island frontier of the Philippines,” in keeping with the Philippine Navy’s mandate of preserving the integrity of our territories and protecting every… Continue reading Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

PCG continues to utilize assets and resources to help Typhoon Odette-battered regions

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), through the Task Force Kalinga, continues to utilize its available assets and resources to help in the recovery of typhoon-stricken regions A total of 44 tons of consolidated donations from the city government of Davao were successfully transported by the PCG’s multi-role response vessel, BRP Bagacay (MRRV-4410) from Panacan, Davao… Continue reading PCG continues to utilize assets and resources to help Typhoon Odette-battered regions

Presidential ship serves Dinagat Islands residents

Photo courtesy of BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS25)

BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS25) onboard medical team treated 425 patients from various municipalities of Dinagat Islands on Saturday, January 15. Said endeavor, which aided Dinagatnons still reeling from Typhoon Odette’s aftermath, was conducted while the PN vessel is anchored near Brgy. Gomez, Dinagat, Dinagat Islands. Since its deployment in the calamity-stricken areas of Mindanao, the… Continue reading Presidential ship serves Dinagat Islands residents

Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Southern Leyte

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Troops from the Philippine Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade continued efforts for the rehabilitation and relief assistance to the families affected by the recent Typhoon “Odette” in Southern Leyte. On January 8, 2022, soldiers from the 14th Infantry Battalion assisted in the distribution of relief goods to the residents of Brgy. Inolinan, San Ricardo, Southern Leyte.… Continue reading Philippine Army continues rehabilitation and relief efforts in Southern Leyte

BRP Ivatan brings relief supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit towns in Bohol

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Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Ivatan – AT298 (LC298) completed, from January 9 to 14, the transport of relief goods from Manila via PN landing dock, BRP Tarlac LD601, to those severely affected by Typhoon Odette in Bohol. Said endeavor enabled the immediate delivery of donated goods from other government agencies and private organizations. The… Continue reading BRP Ivatan brings relief supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit towns in Bohol

Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

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The Philippine Army’s 52nd Engineer Brigade (52EBde) continued to assist local government units in reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts for communities affected by Typhoon “Odette” in northeastern Mindanao on January 9, 2022. 52EBde has been conducting humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts since “Odette” swept through Mindanao and Visayas in mid-December 2021. Seven construction and maintenance… Continue reading Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

Army helps rebuild typhoon-damaged communities

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The Philippine Army is stepping up its rehabilitation efforts for typhoon-stricken families in Eastern Visayas. The Army’s 8th Infantry Division have mobilized carpentry teams to help typhoon-stricken residents repair their homes damaged by “Odette,” the strongest and most destructive tropical cyclone to hit the country in 2021. 8ID deployed 11 carpentry teams to Maasan City,… Continue reading Army helps rebuild typhoon-damaged communities

BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

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The Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Tausug (LC295) has been tireless in carrying out various sealift, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations in the areas devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas. Since December 18, LC295 has been conducting sealift and HADR missions under the operational control of Naval Forces Central to assist those who have… Continue reading BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental

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The 6th Infantry Division (6ID), based in Central Mindanao, launched a massive humanitarian assistance and relief operation in Negros Occidental, involving over 100 personnel and 19 vehicles that transported essential supplies to typhoon-affected communities. Food, bottled water, construction materials, three generator sets, solar flood lights, and various debris clearing equipment arrived in three separate batches… Continue reading Central Mindanao-based Army unit extends help to typhoon-hit Negros Occidental