Failed to Escape in Time

The Evacuation Center

Nadelia Villamin, age 53, was at work as a housekeeper in Talisay, Batangas, when Taal Volcano erupted last Sunday. Her employer told her at around 3pm to call her children and husband right away because Taal Volcano had been spewing out enough debris and ash for Phivolcs (the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology) to […]

Taal Volcano Erupts

Taal Volcano, located in Talisay, Batangas, erupted on Sunday, January 12, 2020. The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) research specialist Maria Antonia Bornas said, “The speed of escalation of Taal’s volcanic activity caught us by surprise.”

Nearly Washed Away

Both Monico and Raquel are recipients of the the ADRA Family Food Packs that were distributed on December 18, 2019 in Brgy. Imelda, Mondragon, Northern Samar. They are neighbors whose homes were washed away during Typhoon Tisoy.

Philippines Struck by Seven Weeks of Natural Disasters

Since October, the Philippines has been hit by natural disasters, including three earthquakes, and multiple aftershocks, in Mindanao, two fires in Boracay and Mandaluyong, flood in Cagayan, and a typhoon in the southern Luzon and northern Visayas area.