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P63M waiting for the impending riot of Mayon, Bulusan – DSWD

MANILA, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that P63 million worth of funds and assistance is on standby for responding to the feared eruption of the Bulusan and Mayon Volcanoes in the Bicol region. The stockpile is located at the DSWD Bicol office which includes P5 million pesos standby funds, P17 million worth of food packs, and P40 million worth of non-food items. “Just in case,

Relief goods for the Mayon Volcano, DSWD is ready

LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Social Welfare Development in Bicol (DSWD-5) has assured the local governments affected by the Mayon Volcano eruption of the distribution of food packs and non-food items. According to Mary Gizelle Mesa, spokeswoman of DSWD Bicol, the agency has 31,092 family food packs ready in various warehouses while P6.2M is stored for the repacking of additional family food packs. Mesa said that the P6.2 M

LGU contingency plan on Mayon activity, review – NDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Monday, October 10 reminded disaster responders and local government units to review their contingency plans while Mayon Volcano is under alert level 2. In the public briefing, NDRRMC spokesperson Assistant Secretary Raffy Alejandro said that the agency is already on alert and is in heightened monitoring of the situation in the volcano. “We need to make sure

Volcanic earthquake recorded in Mayon

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded a volcanic earthquake at Mayon Volcano according to the agency’s 8 am bulletin today, October 9. According to Phivolcs, the ‘increased unrest’ in the volcano continues since it was raised from alert level 1 to alert level 2 this Friday. Mayon’s crater glow is still visible and its crater continues to thicken. The volcano also emitted a moderate

Phivolcs: No tremors were recorded at Mayon Volcano but Alert Level 2 still exists

MANILA, Philippines- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) announced this Saturday that no volcanic earthquake was recorded at Mayon Volcano in Albay in the past 24 hours. However, Alert Level 2 (Increased Unrest) still exists, according to Phivolcs. “The public is reminded that there is current unrest driven by shallow magmatic processes that could eventually lead to phreatic eruptions or even precede hazardous magmatic eruption,” dagdag nito. The

PBBM to gov't agencies: Be prepared for Alert Level 2 in Mayon Volcano

MANILA, Philippines- President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is currently in contact. to government agencies and local government units to ensure their readiness after Mayon Volcano was raised to Alert Level 2 In fact, President Marcos is already in contact with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). “After the Mayon Volcano was raised to Alert Level 2, we continue to

Alert level 2 raised in Mayon

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised the threat to Mayon Volcano to Alert Level 2. This is due to increased activity in its lava dome. In the bulletin, Phivolcs said that on October 4 they recorded an increase in the volume of the lava dome by 48,000 cubic meters from August 20. “Ocular inspection of the summit during an aerial survey this morning

Mayon crater slightly swollen

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported this Wednesday that they observed a slight swelling or redness of the Mayon volcano crater in Albay in the past 24 hours. PHIVOLCS added that they also recorded a volcanic earthquake where the volcano also spewed moderate ash plumes in the west direction. Mayon Volcano spewed 391 tons of sulfur dioxide on October 1, PHIVOLCS added. Meanwhile, PHIVOLCS