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  Northern Samar, Philippines
Northern Samar: Cholera kills 3, downs 300 »
The death toll from a diarrhea outbreak in a town in Northern Samar has risen to three, prompting the local government to declare a state of calamity in the area.
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3 earthquake struck 13 kilometers north of Catarman in Northern Samar at 8:47 a.m.
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  Northern Samar
Northern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Bordering the province to the south are the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar.
To the northwest, across the San Bernardino Strait is Sorsogon; to the east is the Philippine Sea and to the west is Samar Sea.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/n/no/northern_samar.html   (103 words)

 Naperes Beach: Brgy. Naperes, San Roque, Northern Samar, Philippines
Northern Samar is located in the northernmost portion of Samar, the third largest island of the country.
The Pacific Ocean bound Northern Samar on the east, the San Bernardino Strait on the north, the Samar Sea on the west and Samar on the south.
Northern Samar is composed of 24 municipalities and 572 barangays (villages).
www.freewebs.com /naperesbeach/northernsamar.htm   (354 words)

 About Culture and Arts
It is composed of six provinces namely: Samar (25 towns with Catbalogan as capital), Northern Samar (24 towns with Catarman as capital), Leyte (41 towns with Tacloban as the capital), Southern Leyte (18 towns with Maasin as the capital) and Biliran (8 towns with Naval as the capital).
Third is Northern Samar with 454,195 with a population density of 129.8 p/sq.km.
Fourth is Eastern Samar with a population of 362,324 and a density of 83.5 p/sq.km.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=249   (1037 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Northern Samar
Northern Samar faces the island of Luzon across the San Bernardino Strait and occupies the generally flat alluvial plains.
Northern Samar borders the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar to the south.
Northern Samar is linked to the regional center, Tacloban City, by a 295-kilometer road and to Manila by a 630-kilometer highway.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/nsamar.htm   (999 words)

 Northern Samar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The San Bernardino Strait to the north of the province was a strategic waterway for the Spanish galleons plying the Manila-Acapulco route.
Northern Samar officially became a province after a plebiscite ratified Republic Act 4221 on November 9, 1965.
Northern Samar is known for its unspoilt, almost unexplored, natural and historical attractions.
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 Friendster - melissa calo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bordering the province to the north is Northern Samar and to the west is Samar province.
It is bounded on the north by Northern Samar, on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the west by Western Samar, and on the south by the Leyte Gulf.
To the north, it is bounded by the province of Northern Samar; on the east by the province of Eastern Samar; to the west by the Samar Sea and to the south by the Leyte Gulf.
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 Science Fair Projects - Northern Samar
Northern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Bordering the province to the south are the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar.
To the northwest, across the San Bernardino Strait is Sorsogon; to the east is the Philippine Sea and to the west is Samar Sea.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Northern_Samar   (244 words)

 The Diocese of Calbayog
Samar was once one island province comprising one political unit, the whole island being the third largest in the archipelago.
The Island of Samar is bounded on the north by San Bernardino Strait, on the west by the Samar Sea and San Juanico Strait, on the south by Leyte Gulf, and on the east by the Pacific Ocean.
On April 10, 1910, Pope Pius X separated the island provinces of Samar and Leyte form the Diocese of Cebu, and erected the Diocese of Calbayog comprising both island provinces.
www.cbcponline.org /calbayog   (498 words)

 NSCB RU-8 - Overview of Northern Samar
Northern Samar was created as a province on November 9, 1965 through the issuance of Republic Act 4221, “Providing for the Division of Samar Island into Three Provinces: Samar, Eastern Samar and Northern Samar.”
It is bounded by San Bernardino Strait on the north, Samar Sea on the west, Pacific Ocean on the east, and the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar on the south.
Northern Samar registered a total population of 500,639 in 2000 (2000 Census of Population and Housing), posting an annual growth rate of 2.11 percent.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru8/nsamar.htm   (305 words)

 Week of rains kills 4 in Northern, East Samar - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos
Northern Samar Gov. Raul Daza, chair of the Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council, said a resident of Barangay (village) Nenita in Mondragon town, the hardest hit by the flooding, drowned while trying to escape from the rampaging waters.
The flooding, spawned by the incessant rain, forced the evacuation of residents in seven Northern Samar towns.
Among the residents displaced by the flood was Eastern Samar Vice Gov. Fulgencio Fajanustan Sr., a native of Jipapad.
newsinfo.inquirer.net /breakingnews/metroregions/view_article.php?article_id=41148   (343 words)

 Northern Samar
Northern Samar was well known in colonial times because it was the first landfall sighted by galleons returning to Manila from Acapulco after a long trip that lasted between four to six months on the average.
Northern Samar was strategically located along the San Bernardino Strait, the shortest exit from the Philippines.
Nonetheless, Samar was in the crossroads of international commerce for almost three centuries, a contrast to the image of the island’s present image as economic backwater.
www.admu.edu.ph /offices/mirlab/panublion/r8_northsamar.html   (3083 words)

 Northern Samar - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ang Hilagang Samar (Northern Samar) ay isang lalawigan ng Pilipinas na matatagpuan sa rehiyon ng Silangang Visayas.
Catarman ang kabesera nito at matatagpuan sa hilagang bahagi ng pulo ng Samar.
Sorsogon naman sa hilagang-kanluran sa ibayo ng San Bernardino Strait; Dagat ng Pilipinas naman sa silangan at Dagat ng Samar sa kanluran.
tl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Samar   (153 words)

 Concerned Samarnon Link Arms through the Internet and Cyberspace
This initiative was inspired by the An Samar Naman Movement which arose out of the massive upswell of support to stop the unscrupulous mining and exploitation of the mineral and natural resources of Samar which have only benefited the capitalists who were not even from Samar.
According to Torres, “Samar and the Philippines are on the verge of profound political and social changes that could determine the course of the island for years to come.
She graduated with honors from Samar High School where she was a lovely and popular campus figure as well as in the University of the East where she finished her degree in Accountancy.
www.samarnews.net /gugma/news/news2.htm   (963 words)

 Samar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eastern Samar is a popular destination for river trips and white water rafting, particularly around the towns of Borongoan and Guian.
Samar island was a key stop over point for the Spanish galleons that piled the route between Manila and Acapulco in Mexico.
The most striking natural attraction n Northern Samar is the surreal rocky landscape of Biri, carved out by the sea and wind.
www.bartssubic.com /samar.htm   (485 words)

 Helvetas Philippines- Projects in Northern Samar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the two project sites under PROGRESS, the province of Northern Samar is strategically located as the gateway to Visayas and Mindanao from Luzon, and is located on the eastern side of the Philippines.
Northern Samar is composed of 24 municipalities and 569 barangays.
Catubig Valley, known as the rice-producing valley in Northern Samar, is where you can find the municipality of Catubig, identified as the potential site for developing an intensive rice producing area in Northern Samar.
www.helvetas.ph /projects/northern_samar.htm   (1042 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Northern Samar may be reached over land via the Pan Philippine Highway, which connects the key cities of the Samar provinces.
It is possible to take the ferry from Matnog off Sorsogon (the southernmost province of the Bicol Region) to this town, which is connected to Catarman by the winding highway along the coast.
Northern Samar is bounded on the north by the San Bernardino Stait, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the west by the Samar Sea, and on the south by Western Samar.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=45   (305 words)

His commitment to alleviate the difficulties of the peoples of Samar through the upliftment of livelihood opportunities through ecotourism investments, is the main motivation to pursue this endeavor.
Near this islet is Paninirongan Beach, one of the beautiful beaches in Northern Samar possessing a very fine sand, clear and cool water, this beach boasts a natural swimming pool even during high tides.
So l am pritty sure it is not in Northern Samar....
groups.msn.com /SAMARISLANDCONNECTIONS/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us   (686 words)

 Northern Samar Elections 2007
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte — OIC Provincial Election Supervisor Arzadon is contemplating of transferring the venue of the canvassing of votes in Catubig, Northern Samar, to the old Provincial Capitol in Catarman tomorrow May 18.
Catubig is a 4th class municipality in the second district of the province of Northern Samar.
Catubig is politically subdivided into 47 barangays and is known as the rice granary of Northern Samar.
www.eleksiyon-2007.com /northern_samar/northsamar_elections.htm   (250 words)

 Northern Samar
Northern Samar is one of the three Samar provinces created on June 19, 1965 by virtue of Republic Act No. 4221.
The small island of Capul was the capital of the province of Samar in 1848-1852.
The Waray-warays of Northern Samar also figured prominently during the Spanish and American occupation of the Philippines.
www.evis.net.ph /infocenter/attractions/Northern-samar.htm   (470 words)

 Philippine Deforestation
The community of mammals in the mature lowland rain forest of northern Samar, for example, barely differs from that found in the same habitat on Basilan Island, 700 kilometers away.
The fauna on Bohol is almost identical to that on Basilan, Mindanao, Leyte, and Samar, but not to that of nearby Negros; Masbate's fauna is far more similar to Panay's than to Luzon's, and the fauna of Palawan is more similar to Borneo's than it is to that of any other island in the Philippines.
Land mammal faunas in northern Samar and Basilan are so similar because the animals were able to walk on dry land from one of these sites to the other.
www.fieldmuseum.org /vanishing_treasures/Origins_2.htm   (885 words)

 Fight continues to save Samar's forest - INQ7.net
THE FIRST anniversary of the declaration of the Samar Island Natural Park (SINP) as a protected area may have gone unnoticed, but the renewed call to protect the island's remaining natural resources still reverberates throughout the three Samar provinces.
Then, on July 1, 2001, the Samar Island Biodiversity Project (SIBP) was launched by the DENR in the island, with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility allocating $27 million for the eight-year project.
The SINP covers 37 municipalities of the provinces of Samar, Eastern Samar and Northern Samar and the island's lone city, Calbayog City.
news.inquirer.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=8725   (1117 words)

 Daza chairs Northern Samar AIDS Council
CATARMAN, Northern Samar – To express solidarity with the rest of the world in the fight against the spread of the dreaded Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), the Northern Samar Provincial Health Office in coordination with the UNICEF recently organized a Provincial AIDS Council.
Thus said Northern Samar governor Raul A. Daza during the organization of the Provincial AIDS Council early this month at the Ibabao Hall of the provincial capitol.
The provincial AIDS Council is composed of Northern Samar governor Raul A. Daza as chair with provincial health officer Mary Ann Avalon as co-chair.
www.samarnews.com /news2006/nov/f909.htm   (649 words)

 2000-2005 Strategic Plan of Northern Samar - INTRODUCTION
The Provincial Government of Northern Samar recognizes the necessity of a strategic plan which shall enunciate the broader development plan for the province.
It must be noted, though, that in the EVRDP, the province of Northern Samar is being posited as the tourist zone in the region.
The Provincial Development Plan of Northern Samar, however, attempts to pursue six (6) key development thrusts, namely: (1) agriculture and fishery resources development linked with the preservation of natural resources; (2) institutional human resource development; (3) eco-tourism development; (4) improved delivery of basic social services; (5) enhancement of Nortehanons’ socio-cultural heritage; and (6) resource generation.
www.northernsamar.gov.ph /devplan/intro.html   (514 words)

 Northern Samar Province, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gas station in Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Northern, Samar.
Balicuatro Ferry Terminal to Luzon in Allen, Northern Samar.
End of the Road at Brgy Rawis, Laoang, Northern Samar
www.batch2006.com /visit_northern-samar.htm   (197 words)

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