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Kids join relief volunteers

Jed Carmona, 7, helps prepare food packs for typhoon evacuees. DORIS C. BONGCAC/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Seven-year-old Jed Carmona had to jump to reach for the sando bag with the logo of the Department of the Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Lives disrupted as wait for eruption drags

LIFE GOES ON  A woman finds comfort in making handicraft products while classes go on at an evacuation center in Camalig town, Albay province. MICHAEL B. JAUCIAN

Slowly and meticulously, nurse Shiela Flores removed the tourniquet from one of the young patients in an evacuation center in Guinobatan town, Albay province, late Monday afternoon. She stared at the rashes of the child, probably her 50th time to do it that day.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Boy, 3, dies in Zamboanga City shelter


A 3-year-old boy became the latest casualty of malnutrition and illnesses that have been stalking evacuation centers here since the massive displacement of residents during a terror attack by followers of Moro leader Nur Misuari in September last year.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Albay serves as model for DPWH plans for ‘Yolanda’


Impressed with how Albay province built its evacuation centers as part of its disaster risk reduction mitigating measures, the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Art from the evacuation center

One might think a visit to a typhoon Yolanda evacuation center would be a bleak experience.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »