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TOP STORIES - Monday, September 26, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)  

26 September 2022, Monday, as of 9AM

1. TYPHOON KARDING

Luzon, Metro Manila bear brunt of Karding’s impact

-Signal No. 3 up over parts of Pangasinan, Zambales as Karding exits Luzon landmass

-Signal No. 4 lifted as Karding moves over West Philippine Sea

-3rd alarm raised over Marikina River as water level reaches 18 meters

-5 Bulacan rescuers dead due to Karding

 [GMA News Online, CNN News Online, ABS-CBN News Online, Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1670270/luzon-ncr-bear-brunt-of-karding-impact

2. Marcos leads briefing with other gov’t officials after Karding onslaught

[ABS-CBN News Online, CNN PHL Online, GMA News Online, DZBB, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU

https://twitter.com/ABSCBNNews/status/1574183125605027840

3. RELIEF EFFORTS

-P1.6-billion fund on standby for ‘Karding’ victims, says DSWD

- NCRPO has 1,012 personnel on alert ahead of Karding

-Several orgs launch donation drives for Karding victims

[Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, CNN PHL Online] ©PIA-PMU

https://mb.com.ph/2022/09/25/p1-6-billion-fund-on-standby-for-karding-victims-says-dswd/

 4. EVACUATION

-Karding forces evacuation of more than 2,000 families in Luzon

-More than 3K families evacuate in Marikina due to Karding

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar, CNN  PHL Online, GMA News Online] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1670333/more-than-2000-families-evacuated-in-luzon-due-to-karding-ndrrmc

5. TRANSPORTATION

-Int'l, domestic flights cancelled amid onslaught of 'Karding'

-PNR suspends operations on September 26 due to Karding

-Stranded passengers in Bicol ports rise to over 2,000 due to Karding

-Over 2,700 passengers still stranded in ports due to Karding — NDRRMC

-MMDA: Number coding suspended on Monday, Sept. 26

[GMA News Online, CNN PHL Online, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/serbisyopubliko/transportation/846025/canceled-flights-on-monday-september-26-2022/story/?just_in

6. DOH postpones launch of 'Bakunahang Bayan' in Luzon due to Karding

[ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/09/26/22/typhoon-delays-bakunahang-bayan-launch-in-luzon

7. Magnitude 5.1 quake recorded offshore of Davao Occidental

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News Online, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU

https://mb.com.ph/2022/09/25/magnitude-5-1-quake-recorded-offshore-of-davao-occidental/

 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—