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Zamboanga Sibugay under state of calamity

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) on Tuesday approved a resolution declaring this province under a state of calamity. Ten of this province’s 16 towns were inundated by the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Vinta” that recently…

‘Vinta’ death toll climbs to 44

By: Agence France-Presse The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the southern Philippines has risen to 44 as mudslides wiped out a mountain village and ravaged another town, officials said Saturday. Nineteen deaths were…