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Palace welcomes UN statement praising Philippine gov't for rapid, pre-emptive response to 'Lando'

MANILA, Oct 26 -- Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the recent statement of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction praising the Philippine government for its timely response which mitigated the impact of Typhoon Lando (international name: Koppu).

Relief ops on-going for over 3,000 families affected by Lando

PASAY CITY, Oct. 18 -- As typhoon Lando continues to hit Luzon Island, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to assist local government units (LGUs) in responding to the needs of affected families, especially in relief operations and in evacuating families from low lying and coastal areas.


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