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Saturday 25th October 2014
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Ormoc Facts


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

Ormoc Weather


Current Weather in Ormoc

News Headlines

Bench after the storm
Because she represents in Congress disaster-prone Ormoc City in Leyte, Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez has witnessed the worst and last year’s horrific Supertyphoon “Yolanda” was no exception. It left thousands of Ormoc’s fishermen and farmers displaced.
Lopez Group builds 14 typhoon-resistant classrooms in Leyte
Ormoc City, Leyte — The Lopez Group Foundation turned over 14 newly constructed and 10 rehabilitated classrooms in four school campuses last week. The new classrooms compose the first batch of typhoon-resistant schoolhouses built by the foundation as part of its Leyte Rebuilding Project. ...
Cebu Pac, PAL now eyeing Ormoc airport
ORMOC CITY – Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez is currently talking to the Philippine Airlines and the Cebu Pacific Air to look at the viability of the Ormoc Airport as an alternative to Tacloban City, which is now only accommodating turbo prop planes while repairing its runway. In fact, Cebu Pacific is already looking into the […]
IOM’s top honcho visits Ormoc, Kananga
ORMOC CITY – No less than the Philippines Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), an international non-government organization that is providing shelter and other relief to Yolanda victims here in the city and neighboring towns including Biliran Province, was here to inspect and turnover some of their projects to stakeholders on […]
Better communication before, during, and after disasters
ORMOC, Philippines – We learned from Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that effective communication can ensure that any efforts to prepare and respond to disasters ca make a significant difference. It can either can break or save lives. When Yolanda hit the Philippines in November 2013, it was a catastrophic calamity that ...
Doctor warns vs. use of ‘Sehat Badan’ coffee
ORMOC CITY – Health practitioners here are alarmed at the rising cases of patients suffering from the possible adverse effects of “Sehat Badan”, an Indonesian “health supplement” that comes in a form of a coffee drink, against which the Food and Drug Administration has already issued a “public health warning” since January 2014. Over the […]
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Sports Headlines

Italian football in danger of dying, says Juve president
Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday. "Italian football will soon be dying if it is unable to face up to a double challenge: on the domestic front the fans have to fill up the stadiums, and abroad the challenge of a truly global market." "England, Germany and Spain have overtaken us in ...
Football: Ferdinand set to retire at end of season
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand is planning to retire from football at the end of the current domestic season, the Queens Park Rangers defender has said.
Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...
Would football be richer without small clubs?
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.
Football: Mourinho a self-made man insists van Gaal
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho deserves all the credit for his emergence as one of the leading coaches in world football, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said as he prepares for the pair's meeting at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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