E. Visayas town mayor calls for early release of calamity funds

E. Visayas town mayor calls for early release of calamity funds

A municipal mayor in Eastern Samar is calling for changes to policies in releasing calamity funds to improve disaster risk reduction in communities.Salcedo town mayor Melchor Mergal said intervention should be provided before impact, citing his experience with the...
Magnitude 4.8 quake shakes Eastern Samar

Magnitude 4.8 quake shakes Eastern Samar

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Eastern Samar Tuesday afternoon.the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake, which was tectonic in origin struck at 2:49 p.m. at a depth of 48 kilometers. Its epicenter was located 25 kilometers...
4.2 quake jolts Eastern Samar

4.2 quake jolts Eastern Samar

A Magnitude 4.2 quake rocked Guiuan, Eastern Samar Monday afternoon. According to the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter of the quake struck at 02:32:36 PM at 23 kilometers North of Guiuan, with a depth of 14 kilometers. It...
Eastern Samar rocked by magnitude 4.1 quake

Eastern Samar rocked by magnitude 4.1 quake

Eastern Samar was stunned by a magnitude 4.1 earthquake on Tuesday afternoon, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tremor struck at a depth of 83 kilometers at 5:52 p.m, 13 kilometers northwest of Taft town. Its origin was...