Below is an aggregator of news updates about supertyphoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit). Sources include ABS-CBN News, GMA News, InterAksyon, Rappler, Time, and the Official Gazette of the Philippines.
This article will be constantly updated.

8. Typhoon Ruby, now.

11:47 PM, December 8, Rappler — Ruby weakens further; NCR under Signal No. 1
NCR under Signal No. 1; Batangas, Northern Occidental Mindoro, Northern Oriental Mindoro under Signal No. 2
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12:56 AM ET, 8 December 2014, TIME –Typhoon Hagupit Weakens but the Risk of Flooding and Storm Surges Remains
The system has been downgraded into a tropical storm
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7. #WalangPasok.

December 8, 2014, Official Gazette Statement of Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte on the suspension of work in government offices for December 8, 2014
Classes and work in Regions IV-A, IV-B, and National Capital Region have been suspended.
Region IV-A: Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, Valenzuela
Region IV-B: Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Antipolo City, Lucena City
National Capital Region: Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Romblon
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December 7, 2014, Official Gazette — Class suspensions for December 8, 2014
Classes have been suspended in the following areas:
Region III: Bataan Province (Dec.8), Bulacan Province (Dec. 8), San Fernando City, Pampanga (Dec. 8)
Region IV-A: Cavite Province (Dec. 8 to 9), Laguna Province (Dec. 8), Quezon Province (Dec. 8), Rizal Province (Dec. 8)
Region IV-B: Oriental Mindoro (Dec. 8), Romblon (Dec. 8), Calapan City (Dec. 8)
Region V: Camarines Sur (Dec. 8), Camarines Norte (Dec. 8)
Region VI: Sagay City, Negros Occidental (Dec. 8), Capiz (Dec. 8)
Region VII: Cebu Province (Dec. 8), Talisay City (Dec. 8), Lapu-lapu City (Dec. 8), Mandaue City (Dec. 8), Carcar City (Dec. 8), Bohol Province (Dec. 8)
Region XIII: Butuan City (Dec. 8)
NCR:  Parañaque City, Pasay City Navotas City, Valenzuela City, Pasig City, Muntinlupa City, Pateros, Quezon City, Makati City, Marikina City, Mandaluyong City, San Juan City, Las Piñas City, Malabon City, Manila City (All Dec. 8)
Region IV-B: Palawan, Palawan (Dec. 8), Northern Palawan (Dec. 8 to 9)
Region VI: Cadiz City (Dec. 8), Zarraga, Iloilo (Dec. 8)
NCR: Caloocan City (Dec. 8)
Dumaguete City (Dec. 8)
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6. Flood advisory.

12:01 PM, December 8, GMA News — Orange rainfall alert up over NCR, CALABARZON because of Ruby
Possible flooding and landslides in Metro Manila and CALABARZON.
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4:44 PM, Dec 07, 2014, Rappler – VIDEO ESSAY: Typhoon Ruby floods streets of Borongan, Tacloban
Videos of flooding in Borongan and Tacloban in Eastern Visayas
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5. Where it’s been.


7:45 PM, December 7, Rappler — Ruby flattens Bicol houses, causes storm surge
10 to 15 tall storm surges destroy houses in Bicol
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1:52 PM, December 7 (Published)/ 3:31 AM, December 8 (Edited), Rappler — Ruby: Areas under State of Calamity
List of areas declared under a state of calamity.
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6:36 PM, December 7, Rappler — Catanduanes declares state of calamity over Ruby
Catanduanes province in a state of calamity  with some roads impassable.
Read full article here.
3:36 PM, December 7, GMA News — Masbate in state of calamity due to Typhoon Ruby  
Masbate third to declare a state of calamity after Camarines Sur and Albay.
Read full article here.
(For the PH government’s situation report on Typhoon Ruby, please click here.)

4. The damage so far.

9:29 PM, December 8, Rappler — PAL resumes operations Dec 9 as Ruby weakens
PAL resumes operations while other carriers continue to postpone flights.
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8:26 AM, December 9, GMA News — NDRRMC confirms 3 Ruby-related deaths, verifying 8 more
NDRRMC confirming death toll among affected areas.
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December 8, 2014, Official Gazette – Situation report on Typhoon Ruby as of December 8, 2014, 6:00 a.m.
National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reports that 232,948 families (1,074,080 persons) have been affected.
Read full article here.
10:27 AM, December 8, GMA News– DA places partial estimates of crops and fisheries damage from Ruby at P498.27 M
Agricultural damage estimated at P498.28 M
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9:52 AM (Published)/ 2:54 PM (Edited), December 8, GMA News — Sigh of relief in PHL as Typhoon Ruby weakens, leaving just 4 dead
Massive evacuation lessens fatalities to a death toll of 4.
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7:17 PM, December 7, – HAGUPIT’S TOLL | 7 dead in Visayas, Masbate under state of calamity
3 dead in Iloilo, 4 in Eastern Samar, Masbate declared state of calamity
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7:34 PM, December 7, Rappler News – #RubyPH: At least 3 dead, a million affected
At least 3 deaths in Visayas with a million displaced.
Read full article here.

3. Evacuation.

Google Maps – Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit Evacuation Center Map
Google Maps marks evacuation areas in the country.
Get updates here.
3:38 PM, December 8, – HAGUPIT-READY | Metro Manila, Bulacan brace for Ruby
Metro Manila and Bulacan begin evacuations in preparation for Ruby.
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8:11 AM, December 9, GMA News – NCR evacuees start going home after Ruby weakens
Families in evacuation centers begin to go home Tuesday morning.
Read full article here.

2. Relief efforts.

08:23 PM EST, Dec 8 2014, The Weather Channel – Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby): How You Can Help With Disaster Relief
A list of organizations accepting donations.
See the complete list here.
7:28 PM, Dec 08, 2014, Rappler – #ReliefPH for #RubyPH: Filipinos helping Filipinos
A map of groups focused on relief ops and accepting donations
See the list here.
10:23AM, Dec 7, 2014, GMA News – Soldiers, volunteers prepare relief goods for Typhoon Ruby
DSWD volunteers prepare relief goods
Read more here.
December 7, 2014, National Gazette – Situation report: Typhoon Ruby (as of December 7, 2014, 6:00 p.m.)
P12,240,376.98 worth of assistance given to Regions V, VI, VII and XIII (DSWD P10,706,877.88; LGUs PhP1,533,499.10)
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Instructions to DOH officials in medical centers
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1. Photos.

7:28am, December 8, BBC News – Typhoon Hagupit in Pictures and Tweets
Typhoon Hagupit is continuing its slow sweep across the Philippines, bringing heavy rain and winds gusting at up to 150 km/h (93 mph).
Read more here.

11:24am, December 8, 2014 – Astronaut sees Typhoon Ruby from space: ‘Amazingly dangerous, praying for Pinoys’
NASA astronaut Terry Virts tweets photos of Ruby from the International Space Station orbiting the Earth.
See more photos here.

2:59pm, December 7, 2014, ANC 24/7  – SLIDESHOW: The path of Typhoon ‘Ruby’
Photos after Ruby’s landfall in Masbate, Sibuyan Island, Romblon, Tablas Island, and Oriental Mindoro.
See more photos here.
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