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MVP Group sustains relief efforts in quake-hit areas

2022-08-05T18:36+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines A week after the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Abra, Ilocos Sur, and other North Luzon provinces, the MVP Group sustains its conglomerate-wide relief assistance to provide affected communities with much-needed aid in the form of communication aid, food packs, hygiene kits, solar lamps and water.

The Philippines - Earthquake update (DG ECHO, DG ECHO partners, NDRRMC, PHIVOLCS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 05 August 2022)

2022-08-05T14:16+0200reliefWeb (en)

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on 27 July 2022, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported an increase to 448,990 affected people and 51,238 displaced persons as of 5 August 2022. Less than 5% of the displaced persons are in evacuation centres.

Media quick in reporting Abra quake, follow-up needed

2022-08-05T12:18+0200manilametro (en)

IN THE MORNING OF July 27, a magnitude 7 quake shook parts of Luzon, its epicenter in the northern province of Abra. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) initially pegged the earthquake's magnitude at 7.3, and reported that it had occurred at 8:43 am, but later downgraded the quake to magnitude 7.

Abra quake death toll rises to 11, damage now near P1.4B

2022-08-05T04:31+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The death toll from the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Abra and felt across parts of Luzon last week rose to 11 while the damage it brought to infrastructure and agriculture, combined, is now estimated at nearly P1.4 billion. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and....

Reuters: 13 killed in nightclub fire in Thailand

2022-08-05T04:19+0200tellerreport (en)

2022-08-05T02:17:34.174Z. A fire at a nightclub in Chonburi province in Thailand killed 13 people and injured 35. This was reported by Reuters, citing police data. All identified victims are Thai citizens. Earlier it became known that as a result of the earthquake in the Philippines killed ten people.

Abra earthquake death toll rises to 11 — NDRRMC

2022-08-05T03:02+0200inquirer (en)

A portion of an old Catholic church in Tayum, Abra province, one of its treasured heritage sites, is reduced to this following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Reuters) MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that jolted Abra and other parts of Luzon has risen to 11, the said on Friday.

Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Balayan, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines

2022-08-04T20:40+0200volcanodiscovery (en)

Just 23 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Balayan, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines . The tremor was recorded early morning on Friday, August 5th, 2022, at 1:58 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 167 km below the surface.

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South China Sea, 21 km southwest of Balayan, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 1:58 am (GMT +8)

2022-08-04T20:40+0200volcanodiscovery (en)

Just 23 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Balayan, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines . The tremor was recorded early morning on Friday, August 5th, 2022, at 1:58 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 167 km below the surface.

The Philippines - Earthquake update (DG ECHO, NDRRMC, PHIVOLCS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 August 2022)

2022-08-04T15:34+0200reliefWeb (en)

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Northern Philippines , Abra Province, on 27 July 2022, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported the number of affected people has increased to 443,152 (up by 21,424 people in the last 24 hours) and 63,303 displaced persons as of 4 August 2022.

EU readies P45.27-M worth of assistance to quake victims in Northern Luzon

2022-08-04T15:04+0200gmanews (en)

The European Union (EU) announced on Thursday that it would provide the victims of the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Northern Luzon last week with emergency aid worth EUR 800,000 (P45.27 million). In a statement, the EU said the funding aims to deliver safe drinking water and sanitation,....

PH receives Japan quake aid: DFA

2022-08-04T14:17+0200manilametro (en)

MANILA - The Philippines has received Japan's humanitarian assistance for the victims of the recent magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Abra and nearby provinces, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. The agency said the donation, turned over by the Japan International Cooperation....

DOLE readies emergency jobs for quake-affected workers

2022-08-04T13:39+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it is ready to assist workers affected by the earthquake last week that shook Abra and nearby provinces. DOLE Regional Director for the Cordillera Administrative Region Nathaniel Lacambra reports that some 426 formal sector....

EU pledges P45 million aid for Luzon earthquake victims

2022-08-04T13:36+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Caretakers check the damage at the Santa Catalina de Alejandria Parish Church or Tayum Church in Abra on July 28, 2022, a day after a powerful earthquake jolted the province and many parts of Luzon. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News. MANILA The European Union on Thursday said it will provide about P45.

EU to give P45.27-million emergency fund for Abra earthquake victims

2022-08-04T13:14+0200inquirer (en)

Satellite imagery, among other data, has been activated by the Copernicus Emergency Management Service to assist agencies in the delivery of emergency aid to Northern Luzon, added Ruiz. Aid from Japan, China. Meanwhile, the Philippines received the donations of Japan and China for the earthquake survivors on Tuesday.

Philippines receives Japan aid for quake-hit areas

2022-08-04T12:14+0200gmanews (en)

The Philippines received emergency relief aid from the Japanese government to help quake affected areas in Northern Luzon, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. In a statement, the DFA said the donations were received, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in....

Phivolcs reminds public on importance of disaster preparedness

2022-08-04T10:55+0200mindanaoexaminernewspaper (en)

PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. on Wednesday reminded the public anew on the importance of preparedness in case of disasters such as strong earthquakes. "Ang importante, siguro maging paalala ito sa ating mga kababayan na ang malalakas na....

Lanao del Sur lawmakers sound alarm over PH’s rate of internal displacement

2022-08-04T07:18+0200rappler (en)

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – Lanao del Sur lawmakers sounded alarm bells over the rate of evacuations in the country due to man-made and natural causes, saying the number of cases of internal displacement reached more than 5.6 million in 2021 alone. Lanao del Sur 1st District Representative....

Philippines: Tayum, Abra Earthquake - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA), DREF n° MDRPH047

2022-08-04T03:19+0200reliefWeb (en)

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster. A magnitude 7.0 earthquake stuck on 27 July 2022, with the epicentre located in the municipality of Tayum, province of Abra in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Region. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( Phivolcs ) said....

Bong Go and Robin seek quick rehab

2022-08-03T19:29+0200tribuneonline (en)

Senators Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and Robinhood Padilla, in a joint effort, wanted immediate government support in the restoration of quake-affected cultural heritage sites and national landmarks. Stressing the constitutional mandate of the State to conserve, promote and popularize the....

Go, Padilla back restoration of quake-hit heritage sites

2022-08-03T18:42+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Senators Bong Go and Robinhood Padilla on Monday filed a Senate resolution urging the government’s executive branch to immediately support the restoration of cultural heritage sites and national landmarks that were damaged by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Northern Luzon on July 27.

Phivolcs reminds public on importance of disaster preparedness

2022-08-03T16:51+0200manilametro (en)

MANILA - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. on Wednesday reminded the public anew on the importance of preparedness in case of disasters such as strong earthquakes. "Ang importante, siguro maging paalala ito sa ating mga kababayan na ang....

Condolences to Philippines over earthquake losses

2022-08-03T15:34+0200vietnamplus-en (en)

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 3 sent a message of condolences to President of the Philippines Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos over the losses of human lives and property caused by a strong earthquake in Abra province last month. Hanoi (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 3 sent a message....

The Philippines - Earthquake - Update (DG ECHO, NDRRMC, PHIVOLCS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 03 August 2022)

2022-08-03T13:09+0200reliefWeb (en)

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Abra Province in the northern Philippines on 27 July 2022, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported 421,728 affected people and 65,858 displaced persons as of 3 August 2022.

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern Philippines

2022-08-03T10:31+0200menafn (en)

- The Peninsula) QNA. Manila: An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Tuesday the southern Philippine province of Davao Oriental. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the epicenter of the earthquake occurred 51 kilometers southeast of the....

5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Southern Philippines

2022-08-03T09:34+0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Manila: An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Tuesday the southern Philippine province of Davao Oriental. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the epicenter of the earthquake occurred 51 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Manay located in the province, at a depth of 20 kilometers.

In Ukraine, Private Sector Keeps Meeting the Moment

2022-08-03T09:33+0200realclearmarkets (en)

At last count, 359 private-sector organizations, primarily corporations, have either donated or pledged more than $1.5 billion, either in cash or in-kind contributions, according to new data from the United Nations, with support from the Connecting Business Initiative, a global network that engages....

Damage incurred from Abra earthquake exceeds P1B

2022-08-03T08:08+0200sunstar (en)

THE worth of damage to infrastructure caused by the magnitude 7 earthquake in Abra last week has reached over P1 billion, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. In its situational report, the NDRRMC said a total of P1,261,088,371.

Magnitude 4 quake jolts Quezon province

2022-08-03T08:00+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit Quezon province past noon on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The shallow quake struck 14 kilometers northeast of Alabat town at 12:38 p.m. It was tectonic in origin and was felt at Intensity 4 in the same town, state seismologists said.

Save the Children Philippines provides life-saving assistance to more than 1,700 individuals affected by the earthquake in Abra

2022-08-03T07:43+0200reliefWeb (en)

03 August 2022, ABRA 1,736 people in 399 households in Lagangilang and Penarrubia received life-saving items provided by Save the Children Philippines which include household kits, hygiene essentials, water containers, and plastic sheets for temporary shelter.

Phivolcs logs 2,406 aftershocks since magnitude 7 earthquake in Abra

2022-08-03T06:59+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — There have been 2,400 aftershocks recorded since the magnitude 7 earthquake jolted Abra province last week, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Wednesday. Phivolcs Undersecretary Renato Solidum noted that the highest magnitude logged among the aftershocks is magnitude 5.

DepEd seeks P16B addt’l funds for repair of schools damaged by quake, typhoons

2022-08-03T04:41+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has asked for an additional fund of P16 billion to repair schools damaged by calamities, including those affected by the recent strong quake that shook Northern Luzon and Typhoons Odette and Agaton that struck last year.

UN PH pledges support for relief efforts in quake-hit Abra

2022-08-03T03:13+0200mb-com-ph (en)

The humanitarian sectors of the United Nations (UN) in the Philippines pledged to aid the national government in providing humanitarian aid and relief to the victims of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Abra and other parts of Northern Luzon on July 27.

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts Davao Oriental

2022-08-03T02:21+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Davao Oriental on Wednesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Phivolcs’ bulletin said that the epicenter was located 51 kilometers southeast of Manay, Davao Oriental. The tectonic earthquake’s depth was 20 kilometers.

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Venezuela, the Philippines, Ukraine

2022-08-02T22:28+0200unocha (en)

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths greets a doctor during a tour of the Concepcion Palacios Maternity Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. (Photo Credit: OCHA/Matias Delacroix) Daily Noon Briefing Highlights - 2 August 2022. Venezuela.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near Manay, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines

2022-08-02T21:48+0200volcanodiscovery (en)

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake near Manay, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines , was reported only 17 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10....

Quake-hit families begin going back home

2022-08-02T18:39+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Families displaced by last week’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake that shook Abra and other Northern Luzon areas are now starting to return to their homes. The number of persons staying inside evacuation centers is starting to go down, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC).

Inside USS Ronald Reagan, U.S. Aircraft Carrier Near Taiwan

2022-08-02T17:57+0200newsweek-USA (en)

As tensions have grown between Washington and Beijing over the potential visit of House speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, renewed attention has been focused on the U.S. military presence in the South China Sea and the area surrounding the self-governing island claimed by China as part of its territory.

Les répliques du tremblement de terre d’Abra s’élèvent désormais à 2 108 – Phivolcs

2022-08-02T16:36+0200nouvelles-du-monde (fr)

MANILLE, Philippines – Un total de 2 108 répliques causées par le tremblement de terre de magnitude 7,0 qui a frappé la province d’Abra, ont été enregistrées par le Institut philippin de volcanologie et de sismologie (Phivolcs) depuis le mercredi 27 juillet jusqu’au lundi 1er août.

International News 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Eastern Samar Province of Philippines

2022-08-02T16:13+0200qatarday (en)

High Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Eastern Samar Province of Philippines . An earthquake measuring 5.1 Magnitude on Richter scale hit eastern Samar province of the Philippines. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the epicenter of the quake occurred 13 km....

China turns over P10-M worth of rice to quake victims

2022-08-02T15:19+0200manilametro (en)

MANILA - China on Tuesday formally turned over PHP10 million worth of rice to the Philippine government as aid for the victims of the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit northern Luzon last week. The Chinese Embassy in Manila, in partnership with the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc.

Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (26 July - 1 August 2022)

2022-08-02T14:46+0200reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. On 27 July, a magnitude (Mw) 7.0 earthquake shook the provinces in northwestern Luzon and adjacent areas including Metro Manila. The earthquake's epicenter was in Tayum, Abra Province, located 416 km north of Manila. Since then, 2,202 aftershocks have been recorded with magnitudes ranging from 1.

Over 2,300 aftershocks reported after Abra earthquake

2022-08-02T14:02+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — Over 2,300 aftershocks were reported after the strong magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Abra, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Tuesday. In its 5 pm report, Phivolcs has reported 2,304 earthquakes, of which 762 were plotted or recorded ones, and 58 were felt.

The Philippines - Earthquake - update (NDRRMC, PHIVOLCS, OCHA, DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 August 2022)

2022-08-02T12:53+0200reliefWeb (en)

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Abra Province in the Northern Philippines on 27 July 2022, the number of people in need continues to increase. On 2 August 2022, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported 404,370 affected people.

Humanitarian Community in the Philippines scales up support to the Government in Abra response

2022-08-02T12:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

MANILA, 2 August 2022 The United Nations (UN) in the Philippines has arranged a satellite image assessment on the impact of the recent 7.0-magnitud earthquake to support the work of the Philippines Office of Civil Defense (OCD). “ TheUN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is....

Si possono prevedere i terremoti? Forse sì, ma meglio la prevenzione

2022-08-02T12:07+0200appelloalpopolo (it)

di STRISCIA ROSSA (Ugo Leone) Due notizie in un paio di giorni inducono alla riflessione sui terremoti che sono uno dei più gravi rischi naturali: il 27 luglio un terremoto di magnitudo 7 gradi nella scala Richter nelle Filippine e, due giorni prima, la notizia (che ho ascoltato in televisione senza....

Korea to offer $200,000 in aid to quake-stricken Philippines

2022-08-02T08:50+0200koreatimes (en)

Boulders fall as a vehicle negotiates a road during an earthquake in Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines , July 27. A strong earthquake left some people dead and injured dozens in the northern Philippines, where the temblor set off small landslides and damaged buildings and churches and prompted....

School reopening in Cordilleras on Aug. 22 to proceed despite earthquake

2022-08-02T08:47+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — The reopening of classes in schools in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will proceed as scheduled on August 22 despite the powerful magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Abra province and brought destruction to many places in the region and parts of northern Luzon.

DA: Agri-infra damage in CAR, Ilocos region reach P44.2M

2022-08-02T08:42+0200inquirer (en)

FILE PHOTO: One lane is only passable along Abra-Ilocos Sur National Road as it was badly damaged by the strong earthquake. (Photo by San Quintin DRRMO) MANILA, Philippines — The damage sustained on agricultural infrastructures in the Cordillera Administrative Region and the Ilocos Region due to....

Le tremblement de terre aux Philippines laisse des traces de destruction et au moins quatre morts | Nouvelles du monde

2022-08-02T08:32+0200news-24 (fr)

Un tremblement de terre a frappé les Philippines , provoquant des glissements de terrain, endommageant des bâtiments, tuant au moins quatre personnes et en blessant des dizaines. À Manille, les patients hospitalisés ont dû être évacués et les gens se sont précipités à l’extérieur alors que le séisme de magnitude 7 a frappé le nord du pays.

Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts off Sultan Kudarat

2022-08-02T08:29+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the waters off Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The location of the quake which hit around 1:24 p.m. at a depth of 36 kilometers was in northwest of Lebak town.

Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.0 just reported 69 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines

2022-08-02T08:02+0200volcanodiscovery (en)

A moderately shallow magnitude 5.0 earthquake was reported around noon near Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines . According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022, at 1:24 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 56.4 km.

ROK Government Decides to Provide US$200,000 in Humanitarian Aid to the Republic of the Philippines in Response to Earthquake

2022-08-02T07:54+0200publicnow (en)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. 02/08/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2022 05:53 ROK Government Decides to Provide US$200,000 in Humanitarian Aid to the Republic of the Philippines in Response to Earthquake.

Japan sends aid to PH for earthquake victims

2022-08-02T07:46+0200mb-com-ph (en)

The Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), delivered emergency disaster relief goods to the Philippines on Tuesday, August 2, in the aftermath of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Northern Luzon. Aiming to support the current relief efforts of the Philippine....

Arrival and Turnover of Japan’s Disaster Relief Goods for the affected areas of the Northern Luzon Earthquake

2022-08-02T06:50+0200reliefWeb (en)

On 02 August 2022, the Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), delivered Emergency Disaster Relief Goods to the Philippines in the aftermath of the Magnitude 7 Earthquake in Northern Luzon. Aiming to support the current relief efforts of the Philippine....

Abra quake’s damage to infrastructure breaches P1 billion

2022-08-02T06:30+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Over P1 billion worth of infrastructure was damaged in the magnitude-7.0 earthquake that struck Abra and felt across many parts of Luzon last week, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. The latest situation report from the NDRRMC released....

Abra quake damage reaches P1.2B; affects over 400k people – NDRRMC

2022-08-02T05:11+0200inquirer (en)

This photo from the office of Abra Rep. Ching Bernos shows a building tilted and severely damaged by the strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Abra province on Wednesday morning, July 27, 2022. via Julie Aurelio/Philippine Daily Inquirer. MANILA, Philippines — The National Disaster Risk....

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits Eastern Samar

2022-08-02T02:05+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Eastern Samar on Tuesday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The epicenter of the tremor was 13 kilometers northeast of General MacArthur, Eastern Samar, state seismologists said in a bulletin.

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Philippines: 014 Km N 55° W of General Macarthur (Eastern Samar) on Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022 at 1:10 am (GMT +8)

2022-08-01T19:48+0200volcanodiscovery (en)

Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported about 10 minutes ago near Tacloban City, Eastern Visayas, Philippines We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or near Tacloban City, Eastern Visayas, Philippines on 1 Aug 2022 (GMT) at approximately 17:10 GMT.

PCSO rushes delivery of ambulance to Abra LGU

2022-08-01T18:44+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) yesterday rushed the delivery of a patient transport vehicle (PTV) or ambulance to a local government unit in Abra, which was severely affected by the recent magnitude-7 earthquake. PCSO general manager Mel Robles handed over the....

5.2 quake strikes Abra anew; More shocks expected

2022-08-01T18:28+0200manilastandard-ph (en)

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Abra at 2:48 a.m. on Monday, five days after it was hit by a deadly 7.0-magnitude quake last Wednesday that damaged structures in the region and killed at least 10 people. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the tremor’s epicenter was three kilometers from Villaviciosa town at a depth of 22 km.

Architecture and earthquakes

2022-08-01T18:27+0200manilatimes (en)

IN a country like the Philippines , you can expect earthquakes to happen frequently. This is because the country is situated in what is known as the "Pacific Ring of Fire" or an "earthquake belt." Usually, earthquakes that occur here are very strong in intensity and magnitude, which may lead to destruction of property and loss of lives.

Price freeze sought in quake-hit Abra

2022-08-01T17:31+0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Lawmakers yesterday urged concerned government agencies to freeze prices of basic commodities in Abra and nearby areas that were hit by a recent magnitude-7 earthquake. “The Department of Trade and Industry should also ensure ample and continuous supply of basic goods in Abra and....

Abra earthquake aftershocks now at 2,108 – Phivolcs

2022-08-01T17:00+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 2,108 aftershocks caused by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the province of Abra, have been recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) since Wednesday, July 27, up to Monday, Aug. 1. Of those aftershocks, 707 were plotted, while 55 were recorded as of 7:00 a.

WEEKLY DISASTER UPDATE 25 – 31 July 2022

2022-08-01T15:29+0200ahacentre (en)

REGIONAL SUMMARY: For the thirtieth week of 2022, a total of 25 disasters (1 earthquake, 15 floods, 2 landslides, 3 storms, and 4 wind-related) affected the region. Indonesia, the Philippines , Thailand, and Viet Nam have reportedly been affected. Flooding, tornado, and abrasion due to prolonged....

China to donate P10M worth of emergency supplies to quake-affected areas

2022-08-01T15:14+0200inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — China will donate P10 million worth of emergency supplies to areas affected by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Luzon, said the Chinese Embassy on Monday. According to the embassy in an advisory, it will donate the supplies together with the Philippines Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc.

The Philippines - Earthquake update (NDRRMC, PHIVOLCS, DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 01 August 2022)

2022-08-01T14:47+0200reliefWeb (en)

The human and material toll of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Abra Province in the Northern Philippines on 27 July 2022 continues to increase. Close to 2,000 aftershocks have hit the area since then, the strongest of which was of magnitude of 5.1.

SoKor pledges $200K aid to quake victims

2022-08-01T12:50+0200manilametro (en)

MANILA - The Republic of Korea has pledged to send USD200,000 to the Philippines as humanitarian assistance following the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Abra province and neighboring areas on July 27. In a Facebook post on Monday, the Korean Embassy extended its sympathies to the Filipinos affected....

South Korea to provide $200k humanitarian aid to PH after Abra quake

2022-08-01T10:47+0200inquirer (en)

IN PIDIGAN | There were notable road depressions along some portions in Garreta, Pidigan resulting to one lane traffic. Department of Public Works and Highways – Abra OIC Maintenance Engr. Arlon Donbarbero said that based on their assessment these are still passable. #RoadAlert | #EarthquakePH | #EarthquakeAbra.

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 30 (25 – 31 July 2022)

2022-08-01T09:40+0200reliefWeb (en)

REGIONAL SUMMARY: For the thirtieth week of 2022, a total of 25 disasters (1 earthquake, 15 floods, 2 landslides, 3 storms, and 4 wind-related) affected the region. Indonesia, the Philippines , Thailand, and Viet Nam have reportedly been affected. Flooding, tornado, and abrasion due to prolonged....

An earthquake’s exact location, place, magnitude can’t be predicted

2022-08-01T09:18+0200rappler (en)

Claim : After the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Northern Luzon on Wednesday, July 27, an 8.1 magnitude earthquake was expected to “return in the PM,” according to a volcanologist. Rating: FALSE. Why we fact-checked this: Several copy-pasted posts on Facebook claimed that a much stronger earthquake....

Emergency Assistance to the Republic of the Philippines in Response to the Earthquake in the Northern Philippines

2022-08-01T06:49+0200mofa-go-jp (en)

Today, July 29 2022, upon the request of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines , the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods (generators, portable jerry cans, tents, sleeping pads, and plastic sheets) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to....

Emergency Assistance to the Republic of the Philippines in Response to the Earthquake in the Northern Philippines

2022-08-01T06:03+0200reliefWeb (en)

Today, July 29 2022, upon the request of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines , the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods (generators, portable jerry cans, tents, sleeping pads, and plastic sheets) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to....

DOH: 177 health facilities affected due to Abra quake

2022-08-01T05:35+0200gmanews (en)

A total of 177 health facilities were affected or damaged by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Abra last Wednesday, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. DOH Officer-in-Charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said these facilities consist of hospitals, rural health units, barangay health stations, and city and municipality health offices.

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