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Rebuilding disaster victims’ lives begins at evacuation center

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AT HERMOGENES Bautista
Elementary School (left), evacuees
are encouraged to care for their
temporary shelter like it is their own
home

Evacuation centers in the country are usually associated with desperation, filth and stink.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Aquino gets own share of disasters: ‘Yolanda,’ Bohol quake, ‘Glenda’

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FILE PHOTO

In one fell swoop, a super typhoon of unprecedented strength converted Eastern Visayas into a wasteland. Nearly a month before, a titanic earthquake brought down centuries-old churches in Bohol. Eight months later, blasts of air shut down Metro Manila.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Muning’ gets blame as fire hits 140 homes

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CASH AND ASH A Tondo resident left homeless by Saturday's fire recovers her savings from among the debris. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

A fire that lasted almost five hours and destroyed about 140 homes in Manila early Saturday is being blamed on a not-so-sure-footed house cat.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Woman, daughter killed in Samar rock slide

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Calbayog City map

A pregnant woman and her 10-year-old daughter were killed Saturday when two boulders hit their shanty beside the Maharlika Highway in Barangay (village) Cagnipa on the outskirts of this city, officials said.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cat triggers fire in Tondo; hundreds homeless

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tondo-manila-map

A cat left nearly 300 families homeless in Tondo early Saturday after it accidentally overturned a kerosene lamp and, aided by a strong wind from Manila Bay, set a whole neighborhood on fire, the authorities said.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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