By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Catholic Church leaders, a provincial executive and farmers in Quezon appealed to President Aquino to release portions of the P72-billion coconut levy fund to help rehabilitate areas devastated by Typhoon “Glenda.”
By Bong Lozada
A week after ravaging the Philippines, Typhoon “Glenda” has reportedly destroyed 28 houses during its onslaught in the country, the Office for Civil Defense said Thursday.
Typhoon “Glenda” dealt Metro Manila only a glancing blow of about three hours Wednesday, but it was enough to shut down the capital, leave the megacity a shambles and without power, and take at least 20 lives.
At least 12 people have died and an unknown number are missing after heavy rain and floods hit parts of northeastern Bulgaria, officials said on Friday.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Over 120 days after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” wreaked havoc in the Visayas, more bodies were recovered as the death toll rose to 6,268.