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Irrigation official blames logging for Luzon flood

AN IRRIGATION official on Tuesday blamed illegal logging for the floods that submerged many parts of Luzon this month, saying water from Magat Dam was not the major cause of flooding in Cagayan Valley and Isabela provinces at the height of Typhoon Vamco.

Gov’t urged to seek foreign aid after typhoons

A SENATOR on Sunday urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to seek help from the international community for victims of Typhoon Vamco, which killed at least 67 people and submerged many parts of Luzon island last week.

President assures quick relief for flood victims

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday said he would send quick relief to people in the capital region and nearby provinces after Typhoon Vamco, locally named Ulysses, submerged much of Luzon island, prompting residents to climb on rooftops to escape rising floodwaters.