BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

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The BRP Hilario Ruiz (PC378) is now on its 14th day of humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations, transporting cargoes for Typhoon Odette victims in Surigao del Norte. Aside from relief supplies, the BRP Hilario Ruiz, which is part of the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM), transports essential passengers such as Department of Health… Continue reading BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

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 responds to maritime incident in Surigao City

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Surigao del Norte on Saturday, December 4, 2021, responded to a maritime incident involving four passengers and one boat operator of a half-submerged motorbanca in the nearby seas off Kabo Island, Surigao City. Despite the gale warning, the MBCA “Jimboy” departed from Barangay Buenavista, Surigao City, bound for Barangay Balibayon,… Continue reading PCG responds to maritime incident in Surigao City