Typhoon-hit Marinduque asks for aid before local supplies run out

Rolando Josue, the provincial disaster risk reduction and management council head, on Tuesday said they have recommended the declaration of a state of calamity after the typhoon damaged coconut trees and the entire agricultural land. He said the entire population, composed of 52,000 families (about 200,000 individuals), were affected. “Houses were either damaged or destroyed,” he said. An eight-year-old boy from Boac town was so far the lone casualty in the province. Josue said the child drowned after chasing a coconut in a river during the typhoon aftermath. While food…

Torrijos, Marinduque partial damage assessment report on Typhoon Nina

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Below is the partial damage assessment report of the Municipality of Torrijos, Marinduque as of December 26, 5:00 pm. Estimated Cost of Damage (Roads & Bridges, Schools, Other Buildings, etc.) = ₱ 20,730,000.00 Estimated Cost of Totally Damaged Houses = ₱ 7,700,000.00 Estimated Cost of Partially Damaged Houses = ₱ 14,107,500.00 Total Estimated Damage Cost of Infrastructures = ₱ 42,537,500.00 Total Power Blackout to all Barangays No water supply in some areas Totally damaged houses = 110 Partially damaged houses = 627 No. Of injured individuals =…

Let us do something for our dear province and kababayan, #SulongBayaMarinduque

Inaanyayahan po namin ang aming mga kaibigan at kababayan na pansamantalang palitan ang kanilang mga Facebook and Twitter cover photo ng larawang ito upang matawag ang atensyon ng national government officials and agencies as well as news and media organization na mayroon ding isang munting probinsya sa puso ng Pilipinas na lubos na sinalanta at naapektuhan ng Bagyong #NinaPH at ito ay ang tahimik na lalawigan ng Marinduque.

Half of the cell sites were operating in Marinduque -Smart

Smart Communications, Inc. through its Vice President for External Relations Mr. Wo Rosete issued a network advisory on December 26 that as of 3:00 p.m., about 86% of Smart’s cell sites in the 14 provinces in South Luzon affected by Typhoon Nina were operating, providing voice and SMS services. Disruption of services was heavily concentrated in the areas hardest hit by the storm. These are the provinces of: -Catanduanes, where services were disrupted this morning after the radio transmission link to the island province was damaged); -Marinduque, where half of…

Biyahe ng mga barko sa Lucena Port, balik normal na

LUCENA PORT, Lucena City – Nagsimula nang makabiyahe ang mga barko mula at patungo sa mga daungan ng Lucena at Marinduque ngayong gabi, Lunes, Disyembre 26. Ito’y matapos payagan ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ang mga shipping lines na mag-resume ng kanilang operasyon kasunod ng paghina ng bagyong #NinaPH. Inalis na ng Pagasa ang babala ng bagyo kaninang alas-5:00 ng hapon sa mga nabanggit na lugar kaya’t makabibiyahe na ang anumang uri ng sasakyang pandagat na naantala sa nakalipas na isang araw, maliban na lamang sa ilang maliliit na bangka…