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A Prayer for the Philippines: A Touching Video for Bohol Earthquake and Yolanda Super Typhoon

The Philippines celebrates the longest Christmas season in the whole world, yet this year’s Christmas celebrations are visibly toned down. The Philippines received a[n] [un]fair share of natural calamities this year 2013. The recent earthquake with epicenter at Bohol and Typhoon Yolanda caused terrible damage and loss of lives. These unfortunate incidents showcased another Filipino trait, in addition to hospitality and love of music known around the world — resiliency. As the country and the international community unite to provide relief to the affected families, a group of musicians joined voices for this heartwarming rendition of “The Prayer”. Here’s the full video, courtesy of Universal Records. Babangon ang Pilipinas. Mabuhay ang Pilipino. Watch and share: Continue reading A Prayer for the Philippines: A Touching Video for Bohol Earthquake and Yolanda Super Typhoon

Tsunami Alert Level 2 for Philippines after Japan Earthquake

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has issued a tsunami warning, now at Tsunami Alert Level 2, as of 3:30 on March 11, 2011. (Update: As of 11:30 p.m. of the same day, Phivolcs issued a Tsunami Alert Cancellation through Bulletin No. 3, stating that that “threat of a hazardous tsunami had passed”. The public, however, is “advised to avoid going to the beach and sailing out to sea.”) Phivolcs’ Tsunami Bulletin No. 2 reads in full: Continue reading Tsunami Alert Level 2 for Philippines after Japan Earthquake