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Thursday 24th July 2014
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Ormoc Facts


Population: Approx 142,092
Longitude: 124.6
Latitude: 11.02
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Tacloban
(about 31 miles away)

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News Headlines

Ormoc acquires new rescue truck
ORMOC City in Leyte has acquired a new rescue truck for faster response time from the Organized Rescue and Medical Aid of Ormoc City (Ormoc) during emergency situations. Ormoc team leader Dominic Eamiguel said the new vehicle can also be used as equipment storage or carrier.
Turkish Fdn. repairs mosques, gives relief in Cebu and Leyte
ORMOC CITY – The Turkiye Diyanet Foundation, in cooperation with the Ormoc Supreme and Ormoc Ultimate Lions, are repairing Yolanda-damaged mosques here and in Baybay City. They also distributed relief packs to Muslims and Christians alike, at pre-identified recipient communities last July 2 (Wednesday). Yousuf of the Turkish Foundation said the distribution of relief packs […]
Ormoc rises from Yolanda, but still needs help
On the occasion of its fiesta celebration today, seven months after the onslaught of the devastating typhoon Yolanda, Ormoc City stands proud to have recovered from the tragedy but civic leaders said Ormocanons need more help. “We’ve decided to pursue with the fiesta celebration but it will be different, it will be less festive as we continue to recover from the tragedy brought about by Typhoon ...
Civic groups’ role in disasters
ORMOC CITY -- After Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) struck, local civic groups were among the first to help survivors in Ormoc City. With the devastation too massive for the government to address alone, volunteers went out to do their share, distributing relief goods, rebuilding houses and providing livelihood opportunities to the survivors.
Church, group help survivors
ORMOC CITY—Thousands of people flocked to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints last Friday, eager to get materials to fix their homes, not minding the scorching early afternoon sun. A few days earlier, Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez (Leyte, fourth district) ran into Benson Misalucha, the church’s area welfare services manager, in an airport.
Yolanda-hit schools receive 2,000 new books
ORMOC CITY – The Australian Government and The Asia Foundation have doanted 2,000 new books to the schools damaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas to help improve education in the Philippines. Australia donated 2,000 new books to schools in Ormoc City, Leyte through The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program.
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Sports Headlines

Interview - World Cup will inspires Rio Olympics, says IOC's Bach
By Michael Hann GLASGOW (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. “I think the success of the organisation of the World Cup helped, and will help, the organisation of the Games,” Bach told Reuters in an ...
FC Barcelona Escola returns to the Philippines
This is a press release from the FC Barcelona Escola Philippines. CEBU, Philippines — FC Barcelona Escola (FCBE) Camp Philippines announced Tuesday, July 22, that its world renowned football training is back for a third time in the Philippines. It will be held in Cebu at the Aboitiz Sports Field from ...
Football: Gerrard calls time on England career
England captain Steven Gerrard retired from international football on Monday after becoming a pillar of the team in 114 appearances, but making way after the country's disastrous World Cup campaign. Gerrard, 34, led England at the World Cup where they bowed out in the group stage. The Liverpool midfielder said he had "agonised" over the decision since returning from Brazil. "I have agonised over ...
Model Luke Jickain, sasabak sa international flag football competition sa Thailand
BUKOD SA pagmomodelo at pag-aartista, isa rin palang atleta ang hunk actor/model na si Luke Jickain, kung saan isa siya sa miyembro ng Agila Flag Football Philippine Team. Ito nga raw ang pinagkakaabalahan ni Luke … Read More The post Model Luke Jickain, sasabak sa international flag football competition sa Thailand appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi .
Football: Premier League set for US big screens
US fans will have a new venue to satisfy their growing appetite for football when selected 2014-15 English Premier League matches hit movie screens across the country. NBC Sports, which holds Premier League broadcast rights in the United States, is teaming up with entertainment company Fathom Events to show live matches on Saturday mornings in selected American cinemas. The "Barclays Premier ...
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