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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 »

A double celebration in Cebu evacuation center

Residents start to build shelters where their homes destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, central Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction. AP/Wally Santana

Christine Joy Sarsosa will turn 14 on Christmas Day.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »