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

PH Coast Guard helps feed pet dogs on Typhoon Odette-battered Siargao Island

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) District Northern Mindanao distributed five sacks of dog food to feed the dogs on Siargao Island. This took place in conjunction with the PCG’s ongoing disaster relief operation on the island towards the rehabilitation of the affected families. Residents thanked the PCG personnel for this initiative, especially at a time… Continue reading PH Coast Guard helps feed pet dogs on Typhoon Odette-battered Siargao Island

PCG recognizes PCGA’s efforts in disaster response operations

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has commended the PCG Auxiliary (PCGA) for its charitable efforts to support the national government’s ongoing disaster response activities for the rehabilitation of Typhoon Odette’s affected families. CG Admiral Leopoldo V. Laroya, PCG Commandant, extended his gratitude to PCGA units across the country for their active participation in Coast Guard tasks… Continue reading PCG recognizes PCGA’s efforts in disaster response operations

PCG’s BRP Sindangan safely transported more than 500 LSIs affected by Typhoon Odette to Surigao City

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BRP Sindangan (MRRV-4407) safely transported over 500 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to Surigao City as part of the Philippine Coast Guard’s ferry mission to assist locals affected by Typhoon Odette. The PCG ferry mission assisted 250 inhabitants of the Dinagat Islands in getting to Surigao City fast, while the PCG transported up to 256 residents… Continue reading PCG’s BRP Sindangan safely transported more than 500 LSIs affected by Typhoon Odette to Surigao City

PCG Civil Relations Service deliver relief supplies for Typhoon Odette-affected families in Surigao del Norte

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) through the Coast Guard Civil Relations Service (CGCRS) and Coast Guard Aviation Force (CGAF) personally sent donations from Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center (OBMC) Incorporated and Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA). With the help of CGAF, a group of pilots and staff of Congressman Bingo Matugas, Sunlight Air was able to… Continue reading PCG Civil Relations Service deliver relief supplies for Typhoon Odette-affected families in Surigao del Norte

BRP Gabriela Silang travel to Western Visayas, Northeastern Mindanao to deliver aid to Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) traveled from Port Area, Manila to Western Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao at 12 PM to deliver aid to families severely affected by Typhoon Odette. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel worked together to load boxes of food packs, rice, purified drinking water, medicine, vitamins, medical supplies, hygiene kits, trauma kits, portable stretchers,… Continue reading BRP Gabriela Silang travel to Western Visayas, Northeastern Mindanao to deliver aid to Typhoon Odette-affected localities

PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has aided two fishermen who went missing off the coast of Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, on December 15, 2021 while on a fishing trip. Joevel M. Tipon, 29, and Noel Dela Cruz, 19, both of Sitio Pasil, Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagan, have been identified as the missing fisherman who have not returned… Continue reading PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

Law enforcement operatives confiscated P300-M worth of smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City

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Law enforcement officers in Barangay Baliwasan, Zamboanga City, condemned and disposed of smuggled cigarettes worth P300 million on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. From May to November 2021, 8,250 master cases of smuggled cigarettes were confiscated in various law enforcement operations in the Zamboanga Peninsula, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. CG Commodore Luisito S. Sibayan, Philippine Coast… Continue reading Law enforcement operatives confiscated P300-M worth of smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City

PCG units prepare for evacuations, rescue operations, relief missions amid Typhoon Odette

In conjunction with local government entities, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant CG Admiral Leopoldo V. Laroya has directed District, Station, and Sub-Station Commanders in regions that will be directly affected by Typhoon Odette to prepare for evacuations, rescue operations, and relief missions. As the severe tropical storm is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility… Continue reading PCG units prepare for evacuations, rescue operations, relief missions amid Typhoon Odette

PCG assists repatriation of a stranded fisherman who got stranded off Bajo de Masinloc waters

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Avelino P. Montibon, a Filipino fisherman from Barangay Calapandayan, Subic, Zambales, was safely repatriated by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Task Force Bayanihan Returning Overseas Filipinos (TFBROF) and PCG Station Zambales upon his arrival at the NAIA Terminal 2 on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Montibon was fishing off the coast of Bajo de Masinloc on October 17,… Continue reading PCG assists repatriation of a stranded fisherman who got stranded off Bajo de Masinloc waters