Other Typhoon-Related Information

Here are other collated tweets, retweets and online information gathered relating to past typhoons.

RELIEF, REBUILDING AND REHABILITATION

SECURITY ISSUES

FINANCIAL ISSUES

DONATION WATCH

Twin Typhoons: The Aftermath

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding news about what happened after Ondoy and Pepeng. Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately. Newest posts appear at the top of the list. Please refer to the time indicated beside the update.

  1. Advisory
  2. Analysis
  3. Business
  4. Continuing Relief Operations
  5. Damage
  6. Death Toll
  7. Education
  8. Financial
  9. Government Action
  10. Health
  11. Price Watch
  12. Relocation
  13. Stories

ADVISORY

  1. Alternate Routes & Detours to Baguio City: http://bit.ly/Hnp6C [via @baguio] [10/22 22:17]
  2. PCP GOES FOR RELIEF / AD CONGRESS TO SUBIC http://bit.ly/17uPpW [via @baguio] [10/20 12:50]
  3. Mga botanteng naapektuhan ng pagbaha, pwede pang humabol sa voters’ registration http://bit.ly/368Ppv [via DZMM] [10/14 13:57]

ANALYSIS

  1. Laguna Lake dev’t seen key to preventing floods http://bit.ly/1D5z7i [via @manila_bulletin] [10/31 14:47]
  2. ‘Fault lines run near San Roque Dam’ http://bit.ly/1aPHEc [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 02:03]
  3. FYI: 2007 case study presented to UN re: Dams and Cordillera http://ping.fm/oxcAb [via @tonyocruz] [10/20 19:15]
  4. Disasters further set back RP’s anti-poverty goal — Inquirer http://ping.fm/selbV [via @tonyocruz] [10/20 17:17]
  5. Dams better run by co-ops: 2009 Nobel winner http://bit.ly/1SEl8A [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 11:02]
  6. ON THE FRINGES: Dams and how communities deal with them http://ping.fm/IJLNQ [via @bulatlat] [10/20 10:10]
  7. Analysis: Ondoy, Pepeng and the bane of development illusion http://ping.fm/anCKf CENPEG via @bulatlat [via @tonyocruz] [10/16 22:43]
  8. Lessons from the Philippine flooding disaster http://ping.fm/QNeOG by Kabataan Rep. Mong Palatino [via @tonyocruz] [10/16 22:51]

BUSINESS

  1. Rellosa: Worst case scenario for acts-of-God insurance cover is P33-B http://bit.ly/CEojV [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 03:36]
  2. Globe prepares P300M for typhoon-related expenses http://ping.fm/A88JD Weird “plans” if you take a close look [via @tonyocruz] [10/20 16:32]
  3. Typhoons Hit Small Businesses in Philippines Hard — New York Times http://ping.fm/TH97Q [via @tonyocruz] [10/19 23:45]
  4. Typhoons force Citibank to cut Philippines’ growth prospects: http://bit.ly/gim7a [via @gma7news] [10/20 20:35]

CONTINUING RELIEF OPS

This section is for news about ongoing relief operations only. If you would like to help, click here.

  1. Our RC Pangasinan chapter are already conducting their rescue and relief efforts in Rosales, Pangasinan [via @philredcross] [11/4 11:37]
  2. Pinoys in US to send more donations despite ‘hoarding’ reports http://bit.ly/MjqzY[via @ABSCBNNews] [10/29 01:09]
  3. UN seeks more aid for typhoon-hit RP http://bit.ly/RZbfA [via @ANCALERTS] [10/27 14:27]
  4. Civic group to set up 50 more shelter boxes in NLuzon: http://bit.ly/3lK6Mu [via @gmanewstv] [10/22 02:40]
  5. As of Tuesday, DSWD has delivered relief goods to Ilocos, Cagayan and Cordillera regions, an NDCC report said. [via @sunstaronline] [10/21 13:05]
  6. Donations still pouring in for ‘Ondoy,’ ‘Pepeng’ victims http://bit.ly/4Fx5qC [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 02:03]
  7. Nat’l Artist BenCab launches relief drive for Baguio http://ping.fm/9CuYc [via @tonyocruz] [10/20 19:03]
  8. Bayanihan abroad: OFWs send relief aid for typhoon victims at home http://ping.fm/Ynuh6 [via @tonyocruz] [10/20 15:51]
  9. OFW, tuloy ang pagdamay sa mga nasalanta sa Pilipinas http://bit.ly/3P7Igo [via @pinoyweekly] [10/20 02:38]
  10. Red Cross relief prioritize elderly, disabled http://url4.eu/dT8q [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 05:20]

DAMAGE

  1. ‘Ondoy’ damages parts of North and South cemetery http://bit.ly/2plBWa [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/29 01:56]
  2. Some Metro Manila areas still flooded one month after Ondoy — CDRC http://ow.ly/wEHj [via @tonyocruz] [10/27 02:13]
  3. Lupang Arenda residents have more than floods to worry about http://bit.ly/2Fz63 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 22:37]
  4. Damage estimates fast-tracked http://bit.ly/1gJ7iL [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 13:05]
  5. Garbage still a bane in Provident Village http://bit.ly/2aYy3M [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 04:36]
  6. Storms damaged infra worth over P2-B infra: http://bit.ly/eTRS8 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 21:35]
  7. Baha sa mga lugar na nasa paligid ng Laguna de Bay, tatagal pa nang hanggang limang buwan [via @balita_ngayon] [10/15 11:04]
  8. There were 1,050,129 affected individuals of Typhoon “Ondoy” & “Pepeng”,173 Municipalities & 4 Cities, PNRC OPCEN reported as of yesterday [via @philredcross] [10/14 16:47]

DEATH TOLL

  1. Typhoon Pepeng casualties at Benguet as of Oct 25: dead 208, injured 113, missing 7 [via @pmcalara] [10/27 14:26]
  2. Combined death toll from Pepeng, Ondoy now at 858 – NDCC: http://bit.ly/LniVv [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 06:05]
  3. Benguet’s capital becomes a ‘Valley of Death’ — GMA News http://is.gd/4kqgq [via @tonyocruz] [10/15 15:17]

EDUCATION

  1. Private school students in 2 cities get passing marks http://url4.eu/djTa [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/22 02:22]
  2. CHED reiterates appeal on tuition deferment: http://bit.ly/N1nP8 [via @abscbnnewsyouth] [10/20 23:07]

FINANCIAL

  1. Benguet submits debt payment proposal http://bit.ly/3u2jfb [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 23:06]
  2. 370,000 Pag-IBIG members avail of calamity loan: http://bit.ly/14C8mZ [via @wwwgmanewstv] [10/21 03:38]
  3. World Bank expects RP to dodge recession http://bit.ly/AEr79 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 23:07]
  4. Goldman Sachs: Typhoons to hike RP deficit to P312-B http://bit.ly/mt3xu [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 22:38]
  5. World Bank set to upgrade its Philippine outlook: http://bit.ly/2c8AKF [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 18:35]

GOVERNMENT ACTION

  1. MANILA – Government assured there is enough rice for the rest of the year. [via @sunstaronline] [10/30 10:51]
  2. PGMA issues EO 834 to stabilize rice supply, prime commodities http://tinyurl.com/ygh72px [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/29 11:35]
  3. 140 trucks with relief goods head for storm-prone areas in Luzon: Some 140 trucks left for several storm-prone .. http://bit.ly/3iEAkr [via @gmanewstv] [10/29 11:35]
  4. Pagasa gets Korean aid for early warning system vs disasters: A month after tropical cyclones Ondoy and Pepeng .. http://bit.ly/14Y84X [via @gmanewstv] [10/29 10:35]
  5. GMA Special Report: Inside the DSWD warehouse that sparked web firestorm — http://bit.ly/2muvSE [via @mjeansaberon] [10/29 02:00]
  6. RP urges global rice stockpiling http://bit.ly/dVl6H [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/28 16:03]
  7. Dredging of Pasig River 30% finished http://bit.ly/4nkgLr [via @Lito_Atienza] [10/27 15:17]
  8. UNDP says RP needs disaster czar http://bit.ly/P3lLd [via @manila_bulletin] [10/26 16:02]
  9. NDCC Situation Report 39 on Ondoy and Pepeng http://tinyurl.com/ygfk2p9 [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/23 9:24]
  10. Napocor rejects calls to shut down San Roque Dam: http://bit.ly/YwLus [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 21:37]
  11. World Bank set to upgrade its Philippine outlook: http://bit.ly/2c8AKF [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 18:35]
  12. Bukidnon congressman laments loss of P18B agri products, calls for disaster risk bill passage: http://bit.ly/1U4tNT [via @mindanaoan] [10/20 17:37]
  13. Flood Waters In Lower Taguig Have Significantly Receded – Sec. Bayani Fernando http://mltp.ly/iSPWuJa [via @bayanifernando] [10/20 12:56]
  14. Weather forecasters undergo Aussie training http://url4.eu/dT8f [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 05:20]
  15. NPC: Revised spillage protocol out by Nov 30 http://bit.ly/qzOB1 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/16 23:02]
  16. NPC: Dam flood warning system ‘outdated’ http://bit.ly/vWHDI [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 00:32]

HEALTH

  1. The DoH is now on heightened alert as it declared outbreaks of leptospirosis in three towns in Pangasinan and three more in La Union [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/29 11:32]
  2. As of 26Oct2009, reports fm DOH&private hospitals in NCR, Reg.III, IVA show 2,562 admissions for leptospirosis with 192 deathsn [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/28 15:59]
  3. WHO experts, dumating na sa bansa para sa leptospirosis http://bit.ly/1Zc5UU [via @balita_ngayon] [10/28 13:58]
  4. Leptospirosis cases continue to rise in MM with 2,158 cases this October, 167 fatalities. [via @gma7news] [10/26 16:31]
  5. As of Oct.17, a total of 5,212 AH1N1 cases were reported with 30 deaths or 6% fatality rate. [via @sunstaronline] [10/26 15:29]
  6. DOH to expand subsidized scheme for lepto cases treatment: http://bit.ly/JZTBU [via @gmanewstv] [10/25 09:34]
  7. Lepto deaths in NCR now at 148 – DOH: http://bit.ly/Wjqgr [via @wwwgmanewstv] [10/22 19:58]
  8. WHO helps RP deal with deadly leptospirosis http://bit.ly/2f3igt [via @wwwgmanewstv] [10/22 19:58]
  9. RP’s leptospirosis outbreak one of world’s biggest http://bit.ly/4sMDzW [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 12:02]
  10. MANILA – DOH: Leptospirosis cases reached 1,887 with 138 deaths. [via @sunstaronline] [10/21 13:02]
  11. Metro Manila is rat infested w/ around 100M rats or 10 rats per MM resident. 40-90% carry leptospirosis virus. [via @gma7news] [10/20 17:49]
  12. Laguna. Spoiled food downs over 200 evacuees in Laguna: http://bit.ly/UPY87 [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 12:04]
  13. Rizal. Gov says Rizal has 18 leptospirosis deaths http://bit.ly/40NuOt [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 10:33]
  14. DOH: To avoid death by Leptospirosis, remember 4 L’s : Lalaking Lumusong sa baha, ni-Lagnat , Leptospirosis. [via @juliusbabao] [10/17 9:22]
  15. Marikina. DOH reports outbreak of leptospirosis in 3 barangays in Marikina [via @ANCALERTS] [10/17 8:50]
  16. Metro Manila. Nation : Lepto outbreak in MManila has killed 89, more feared: http://bit.ly/J8BUv [via @wwwgmanewstv] [10/17 7:15]
  17. How to know if you have leptospirosis: http://bit.ly/16k6CQ [via @random_salt] [10/16 21:29]
  18. Manila. Flood-soaked candies seized in Manila junkshop http://bit.ly/9NKYI [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 00:49]
  19. WHO: Confirmed acute watery diarrhea outbreak in 2 municipalities (San Pedro, Laguna; Marilao, Bulacan) [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/15 21:46]
  20. FYI: Hundreds of leptospirosis patients now at Medical City seeking treatment (Source: My friend RD who’s there now) [via @tonyocruz] [10/13 22:31]

PRICE WATCH

  1. gas price at La trinidad, #Benguet: diesoline P32.85, unleaded P44; as usual heavy traffic at KM 4 [via @pmcalara] [10/29 16:38]
  2. Consumers may now report to the FDA any complaint w/ medicines to 807-8275, text 0905-4171771 or 0909-2080500, email at ireport@bfad.gov.ph [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/28 15:51]
  3. Baguio City Market is alive. Potato P90/kg. strawberry P300-400/kg [via @pmcalara] [10/27 12:29]
  4. Vegetable prices in Metro Manila normalizing http://bit.ly/3W7zgZ [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/24 01:35]
  5. Petron: Fuel hike possible next week. [via @sunstaronline] [10/21 21:04]
  6. Big 3 Oil Companies – heartless, shameless profiteers http://ping.fm/0Q8Zv [via @kilusangmayouno] [10/20 17:53]
  7. Shell at Sea Oil, iimbestigahan ng DOJ sa ginawang pagtataas ng presyo sa harap ng kalamidad na dulot ng Bagyong Pepeng at Ondoy [via @balita_ngayon] [10/15 11:04]

RELOCATION

  1. Mga “bakwet” dahil kay “Ondoy” ililipat sa Laguna: http://bit.ly/buOL8 [via @wwwgmanewstv] [10/22 22:43]

STORIES

  1. PDI editorial on failed rice tariff talks between RP and Thailand with possible Asean consequences: http://ping.fm/a6B8u [via @mlq3] [10/29 01:58]
  2. “Website praises Arroyo’s ‘good deeds’, presents alternate reality « Asian Correspondent” ( http://bit.ly/29XL30 ) [via @dementia] [10/27 05:36]
  3. Misery for 1.5M Filipinos a month after storms http://bit.ly/1BiPsx [10/26 16:31]
  4. Dagupan was prepared for flooding! http://bit.ly/4QJfe [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 06:35]
  5. A photojournalist gives a first-person account on Ondoy (Ketsana) — Reuters http://ping.fm/pu7E3 [via @tonyocruz] [10/19 23:44]

Updated as of 4 November 2009, 11:56 AM.

Collated Tweets: On Jobs and Real Estate

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets on finding jobs and relocating to new homes/areas. Let us all join forces and help one another begin again. Kaya natin ‘to! :)

JOBS – related news and updates

  1. Jollibee to grant 2,000 flood victim employees P15,ooo assistance each [via @ederic]
  2. Emergency jobs for Ondoy victims – from DOLE

REAL ESTATE / RELOCATION

  1. If there’s anybody affected by flood looking for a place to relocate in Metro Manila, I’m in realty and I can help you find a place tu move! Just message me. [via @miriamq]

Updated as of 8 October 2009, 4:15 AM.