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‘Boat people’ center eyed for survivors

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THE BATAAN Technology Park in Morong town, Bataan province, can help provide better living conditions to evacuees from typhoon-hit provinces in Eastern Visayas. ROBERT GONZAGA/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

An economic zone in Bataan province could be a major relocation area for evacuees from Leyte and Samar provinces who had been hit and rendered homeless in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Leyte priest says victims must cling to God

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His church lay in ruins, with the rain pouring in after the roof was ripped off by the ferocious winds of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Megan visit welcome respite in Olongapo

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People came out in droves on Saturday to get a glimpse of Miss World 2013 Megan Young, a town mate, although the city was going through a dark period after floods last month displaced residents and triggered a leptospirosis outbreak.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Over 100 leptospirosis cases reported in Olongapo after floods

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Children play in floodwaters following monsoon rains that flooded low-lying areas in Manila on Sept. 28, 2013. Two weeks after heavy flooding brought about by rain engulfed Olongapo City, more than 100 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded, according to Philippine Red Cross and local government officials.  AP

More than 100 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded here two weeks after heavy flooding brought about by rain enhanced by the southwest monsoon engulfed the city, according to Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and local government officials.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Subic folk ask for safe living places outside danger zones

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SOME of the smaller structures in this area in Subic town, Zambales province, have been rebuilt after a landslide on Sept. 23. Neighbors said former residents have returned, especially those who left their pets and belongings. Most of those affected, however, were so traumatized they vowed not to return. In the Subic covered court gym, surviving relatives have set up a camp of sorts while some have stayed in friends’ houses.  ROBERT GONZAGA/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

In the aftermath of flooding and landslide deaths in Zambales province last week, tales of woe and despair are common in the town of Subic as residents try to pick up what remains of their shattered lives.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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