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‘Yolanda’ survivor loses yet another home to ‘Glenda’

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He left Tacloban hoping that life would be better for him and his five kids.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

1,000 ‘Yolanda’ survivors set protest march during Aquino’s Sona


At least a thousand survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) are expected to flock to Manila on July 28 in time for President Benigno Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Yolanda survivors still feel ‘luckier’ than Revilla, Jinggoy Estrada

Bunkhouses constructed in Barangay (village) Sagkahan, Tacloban City, for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” who now live in government-built bunkhouses in this city do not envy Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. their “better accommodations” at Camp Crame.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Why Father’s Day won’t be the same for this Navy officer

Photo courtesy of Commander Ramonito Sabang

Father’s Day will never be the same for this Navy officer who lost all his three children to Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). “I don’t know the meaning of Father’s Day anymore. I have no plans [on that day],” said Commander Ramonito Sabang, father of three girls: Iralyn, 16; Shaira Mae, 11; and Mikaera Marie, 9.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Schoolchildren swelter in areas hit by ‘Yolanda’

SAME LEARNING PLACE.  Tents that served as classrooms for pupils at Botongon Elementary School in Estancia town, Iloilo province, after Super Typhoon Yolanda will still be used when school opens Monday.  NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

The delay in the repair of classrooms damaged by last year’s Super Typhoon “Yolanda” is taking its toll on school children and teachers.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »