Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines

Location: Northern Luzon and parts of Central and Southern Luzon Event:  Typhoon Mangkhut (local name Ompong) has further intensified and is predicted to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon.  Heavy rains and strong winds are possible over Northern Luzon and parts of Central and Southern Luzon.  Surrounding seas are expected to be rough.  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines, August 14, 2018

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines, August 14, 2018 Location: Palawan Event:  The Western Command Armed Forces of the Philippines posted the following information on their official Facebook page: “Western Command remains on heightened alert and continues to tighten its security posture in Palawan against all forms of threats, amidst circulating information on probable ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (April 13, 2018) Location:  Philippines Event:  Health officials in the Philippines have reported an outbreak of measles throughout the country. Actions to Take: U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. Avoid contact with ...
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Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (January 22, 2018)

Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (January 22, 2018) Location:  Vicinity of Mayon Volcano, located in Albay Province, approximately 300 kilometers southeast of Manila, on the island of Luzon. Event:  In light of increased seismic unrest, lava fountaining, and summit explosions, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (PHIVOLCS) raised Mayon Vocano’s status from Alert Level ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (January 15, 2018) Location:  Vicinity of Mayon Volcano, Albay Province, Luzon, Philippines Event:  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens in the Philippines to exercise caution if contemplating travel in the vicinity of the Mayon Volcano, located in Albay Province, approximately 300 kilometers southeast of Manila, on the island of ...
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