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U.S. Government Supports Super Typhoon Ompong Response

Manila, September 19, 2018 — Super Typhoon Ompong triggered flooding and landslides in the northern Philippines, killing at least 81 people, destroying crops and livelihoods, and damaging homes throughout northern Luzon.  More than 180,000 found safety in government evacuation centers. In support of ongoing relief work, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International ...
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U.S. Embassy and Ninoy and Cory Aquino Foundation Recognize Outstanding Journalist and Public Servant

Manila, September 14, 2018 — The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ninoy and Cory Aquino Foundation (NCAF), recognized the accomplishments of Juliet Javellana of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Marie Bella Chulipa of the Japan Philippines Community and Communication Stimulation and Therapeutic Activity Center of Baguio (JPCOM Cares) by awarding them with the 2018 ...
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Philippine WWII Veterans Awarded U.S. Congress’ Highest Civilian Honor

Manila, September 13, 2018 — Ambassador Sung Kim presented thirteen Filipino World War II Veterans with bronze replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines on September 13, marking the first time the honor has been presented on Philippine soil. The Congressional Gold Medal is the U.S. Congress’ highest civilian ...
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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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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines – September 12, 2018

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines – September 12, 2018 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 ...
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