Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

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The 52nd Engineer Brigade (52EBde) of the Philippine Army continued to support local government entities in the restoration and rehabilitation activities for towns hit by Typhoon Odette on January 9, 2022 in northeastern Mindanao. Since mid-December 2021, when Typhoon Odette blew over Mindanao and Visayas, 52EBde has been providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief. Seven… Continue reading Army engineers help rebuild Odette-hit areas in Caraga region

Army sends relief goods in Odette-hit areas

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The Philippine Army on December 30 dispatched 21 truckloads of relief supplies worth P6.5 million to Visayas and Mindanao. Residents of Southern Leyte and Surigao del Norte are expected to receive bottled water, food, canned goods, foams, mattresses, portable water purifier packs, an electric generator, and other essential supplies make up the shipment, which weighs… Continue reading Army sends relief goods in Odette-hit areas

BRP Tarlac transports relief goods, brings Marine HADR unit and other critical equipment for Odette-hit areas in Visayas, Mindanao

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BRP Tarlac (LD601), a Philippine Navy landing dock, departed from Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila on December 22 for a sealift and humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) mission to areas severely devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas and Mindanao. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health (DOH), the Rotary… Continue reading BRP Tarlac transports relief goods, brings Marine HADR unit and other critical equipment for Odette-hit areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

The Philippine Army received eight million pesos worth of much-needed supplies from Landers Superstore and property developer Deca Homes, which will be distributed to typhoon-stricken people in the Visayas and Mindanao. From December 21-22, the Philippine Army dispatched military trucks and staff to Lander’s branches across Metro Manila to collect relief supplies and consolidate them… Continue reading Private donors provide P8-M worth of goods for Philippine Army’s typhoon relief effort

Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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The Philippine Army units in the Visayas and Mindanao commenced on Friday, December 17, 2021, humanitarian assistance and disaster-response efforts in towns devastated by Typhoon Odette. Various troops of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division conducted rescue and relief operations in towns devastated by Odette, the country’s fiercest tropical cyclone this year. In Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del… Continue reading Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

Army sees end of BIFF hegemony as enormous surrender of member continues

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The spike in the capitulation of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters continues, amid the military’s strenuous attempts to eradicate the various terrorist groups in Mindanao. On September 1, 2021, four additional members of the BIFF-Karialan Faction surrendered to the military in Maguindanao, thanks to the efforts of the 6th Mechanized Infantry Battalion and the 1st Brigade… Continue reading Army sees end of BIFF hegemony as enormous surrender of member continues

PNP on full alert amid fears that Taliban’s control of Afghanistan could motivate local rebel groups to intensify attacks in Mindanao

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Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Wednesday that police forces are continuously monitoring Mindanao citing fears that the Taliban’s capture of Afghanistan may inspire local rebel groups to intensify their attacks. “Sa ngayon, maayos at kontrolado natin ang sitwasyon doon,” said Eleazar adding that the PNP are also working with the military.… Continue reading PNP on full alert amid fears that Taliban’s control of Afghanistan could motivate local rebel groups to intensify attacks in Mindanao

About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS

More than 1.2 million individual in Visayas and Mindanao who were affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) have received special monetary assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)’s Special Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS). As of Wednesday (August 11), 312,240 qualified families or 1,248,965 individuals had received special AICS… Continue reading About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS