Power outages in various parts of Luzon caused mobile service disruptions in the wake of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) on Wednesday, according to the country’s major telcos.
The Philippines has passed a law that requires mobile phone companies to send early warnings of impending disasters to millions of people who are vulnerable to deadly typhoons, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
Filipinos have always been described as resilient, yet the word may be a hyperbole because the survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” are just “happy.”
Senate President Franklin Drilon is proposing up to P10 million fine for a telephone company that will fail or refuse to send free early warning alerts to its consumers or the government when there are natural and man-made disasters and calamities.
Exactly three months after the strongest storm to hit land barrelled through the Visayas region, the grateful Philippines says “Thank You” to the world “helping us rebuild after the storm.”