Army provides humanitarian relief to Tropical Storm Maring victims

The Philippine Army’s 5th and 7th Infantry Divisions (5ID & 7ID) continuously conduct humanitarian and disaster response to Tropical Storm-hit areas in Northern Luzon starting on October 11, 2021. Tropical storm (TS) Maring hit the Northern Part of Luzon on October 11 and 12, leaving many residents in Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and Ilocos regions in… Continue reading Army provides humanitarian relief to Tropical Storm Maring victims

7 fishermen rescued from distressed fishing boat off Sicogon Island

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Sub-Station Carles rescued seven fishermen from a distressed fishing boat at the vicinity waters off Sicogon Island, Carles, Iloilo on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The FBCA Arianne was leaving Estancia, Iloilo for a fishing trip in the waters between Sicogon Island and Bayas Island when it ran into engine issues… Continue reading 7 fishermen rescued from distressed fishing boat off Sicogon Island

Philippine Coast Guard responds to tropical storm Maring-affected localities

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) assisted in various rescue and relief operations in typhoon-affected areas as tropical storm Maring continues to lash Luzon. PCG on Monday (October 11, 2021) assisted the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) in transporting and distributing relief goods to eight families affected by the tropical storm at Barangay… Continue reading Philippine Coast Guard responds to tropical storm Maring-affected localities

PH Coast Guard rescues 2 distressed fishermen in Aklan amid Tropical Depression Lannie

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Aklan rescued two fishermen from a distressed motorbanca amid strong gusts and large waves generated by Tropical Depression “Lannie” between the nearby waters off Sta. Fe, Romblon and Nabas, Aklan on Monday, October 4, 2021. Vincent Cunihar and Sonny Tayco departed Barangay Colong-Colong, Ibajay, Aklan at around 04:00 a.m.… Continue reading PH Coast Guard rescues 2 distressed fishermen in Aklan amid Tropical Depression Lannie

Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Monday that a whale shark died after becoming entangled in a fish pen in the southern town of Pulupandan in Negros Occidental on Saturday night. When fisherman Nelson Lim and his four crewmen checked the cage about a kilometer from the shoreline, they discovered the dead whale shark.… Continue reading Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

PCG rescues sea turtle trapped in a fishnet off Romblon coast

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued a sea turtle that had become trapped in a fishnet at the vicinity waters off Barangay Sugod, Cajidiocan, Romblon on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The green sea turtle, with a length of 108 centimeters and a breadth of 96 centimeters, is a critically endangered species. This marine animals are… Continue reading PCG rescues sea turtle trapped in a fishnet off Romblon coast

PCG conducts evacuation and rescue operations in Batangas amid Tropical Storms Jolina, Kiko

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The Deployable Response Groups (DRGs) of Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog (CGDSTL) on Wednesday (September 8, 2021) conducted evacuation and rescue operations for residents of Barangays in San Isidro, Batangas City, due to Tropical Storms “Jolina” and “Kiko.” Ten (10) adults, including one (1) person with disability (PWD), three (3) senior citizens, and three (3)… Continue reading PCG conducts evacuation and rescue operations in Batangas amid Tropical Storms Jolina, Kiko

PCG rescues 7 passengers of stranded motor launch in Palawan

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Roxas and Bantay Dagat Roxas on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, rescued seven passengers from the ML MRRL, a distressed motor launch, in the nearby waters off Zabala Reef in Barangay Caramay, Palawan. The joint search and rescue (SAR) team sailed from Roxas Feeder Port on way to Zabala Reef,… Continue reading PCG rescues 7 passengers of stranded motor launch in Palawan

PCG rescues stranded fisherman in Leyte

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Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Sub – Station Baybay on Monday, September 6, 2021, rescued a distressed fisherman off Barangay Bunga, Baybay City, Leyte. Mr. Enrique Alicame, 54, a resident of Sitio Lawis 1, Barangay Zone 22, Baybay City, was identified as the fisherman. Mrs. Perigrina Alicame, his wife, reported the incident to… Continue reading PCG rescues stranded fisherman in Leyte

PCG welcomes 2000 newly-appointed personnels

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Friday (September 3, 2021) held a simultaneous oath taking ceremony for over 2,000 newly appointed PCG applicants for commissionship (officers) and enlistment (non-officers). Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Art Tugade attended the ceremony and encouraged the men and women of the PCG to continue developing the modern… Continue reading PCG welcomes 2000 newly-appointed personnels