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 =…

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…

#SulongBayaMarinduque: CMI now accepting donations for Typhoon Nina victims

Club Marinduqueno, Inc. (CMI) is now ready to accept donations for families affected by typhoon Nina. For organizations and individuals who plan to donate goods, the list of goods or items that can be donated are the following: Canned Goods Instant Noodles Rice Medicine and First Aid Clothes and Blankets You can ship your donations or drop them off on the below addresses: Quezon City 2nd floor Don Antonio Sports Center, Commonwealth Ave., Holy Spirit Drive, Quezon City. In front of Ever Gotesco, beside BDO and 7/11 Open on: 10:00…