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Typhoon Yolanda has affected power supply in 20 provinces in Regions IV-B, V, VI, VII, and VIII. Power has been fully restored in three provinces (i.e., Romblon, Negros Oriental, and Siquijor). Aklan, Caticlan, and Boracay Island have been partially energized.
A total of 17,890 personnel, 844 vehicles, 44 seacraft, 31 aircraft, and other assets / equipment from National and Local Agencies, Responders and Volunteer Organizations were prepositioned and deployed to strategic areas to facilitate response operations.
The Department of Science and Technology announced today the creation of a body to fast track the development of an e-government framework that will ensure the “interoperability” of systems and allow the smooth exchange of information and services among government agencies.
Intensifying relief operations for families in typhoon-hit Eastern Visayas, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) targets to produce 2.04 million family food packs within two weeks starting today.
From the Department of Energy The Department of Energy (DOE) has started to deploy power generator sets (gensets) to the Typhoon Yolanda-hit areas. Aimed at alleviating the situation of the survivors of the calamity, the DOE will be providing relief efforts and deploying gensets as immediate sources of electricity in the affected provinces. A total […]
Republic of the Philippines PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION Manila SPECIAL PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE BOARD EXAM. FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS RESULTS RELEASED The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 20 out of 84 Registered Electrical Engineers and 63 out of 175 Registered Master Electricians successfully passed the Electrical Engineer Licensure Examinations given by the Board of Electrical Engineering in: […]
The Philippine Consulate General wishes to express its deep appreciation for the outpouring of support and generosity, as well as expressions of concern and solidarity, from various sectors, organizations, individuals in Guam in the wake of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
The Department of Public Works and Highways, the Department of Interior and Local Government, and other government agencies continue to work for the rehabilitation and efficient coordination between different relief and aid groups in Tacloban.
The DSWD has opened satellite repacking centers of relief goods in the NCR and in affected regions. Meanwhile, the schedule for volunteers at DSWD-NROC is already full until November 18. All those interested in volunteering, please call 851-2681/852-8081.