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Bohol

(bôhôl`), island (1990 pop. 948,403), 1,491 sq mi (3,862 sq km), the Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands, SW of Leyte. It is a major corn-producing area. Rice, cacao, and hemp are also grown, and manganese and copper are mined. The island suffered significant damage in an earthquake in Oct., 2013. Bohol prov. comprises the main island and several offshore islands; its capital is at Tagbilaran.

Bohol

an island of the central Philippines. Chief town: Tagbilaran. Pop.: 1 139 130 (2000). Area: about 3900 sq. km (1500 sq. miles)
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with its epicenter traced 26 kilometers northwest of Tagbilaran City in Bohol, where it was felt at Intensity 3.
It's known for its white sand beaches, clear water and dive sites, but Bohol also has heritage and culture.
In Bohol, a ship docked at the Port of Jagna was battered by huge waves causing the chief engineer of the ship MV Edward Lawrence to fall into the sea and eventually drown.
I'm going to quickly run through everything I consumed in Bohol over a day.
According to Robin Gurney, project director, "On Bohol, poor families live in very small and 'dark' homes.
He said: "I'm fortunate to have the opportunity to join All Hands Volunteers on the the island of Bohol in the Philippines.
EarthquaKes and after-shocKs hit Bohol destroying homes and cutting electricity and water supplies.
Since hearing of the tragic fate of their kababayans in Bohol and Cebu, different fund-raising initiatives were hosted by Filipino groups.
Edgardo Chatto, the governor of Bohol island province in the central Philippines, where an earthquake last month killed more than 200 people, said that soldiers, police and rescue units were helping displaced residents, including thousands still in small tents, move to shelters.
Starting October 27 until midnight of October 28, an election liquor ban will be implemented nationwide except in the Province of Bohol and in Zamboanga City," Jimenez said.
BOHOL, Philippines (TAP) -The death toll in the worst earthquake to hit the Philippines in two decades rose to 171 on Friday.
159 people were killed in Bohol province, the epicentre of Tuesday's quake, while twelve other victims were from the nearby provinces of Cebu and Siquijor, the same sources added, noting that emergency workers rushed food, water, medicines, tents and other relief goods to the survivors, many of whom still staying outdoors for fear of aftershocks.