By Jerry E. Esplanada
Nearly a year after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) ravaged Eastern Visayas, the government has built only 86 of an initial 729 new classrooms planned to replace the over 4,000 rooms damaged or destroyed by the Nov. 8 storm, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) head in Region VIII.
By Matikas Santos
Despite many criticisms that the recovery and rehabilitation of areas devastated by Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name:Haiyan), an international non-government organization said that the pace has actually been faster compared to other major disasters in the world.
By Nestor Corrales
Super Typhoon “Yolanda” survivors from more than 250 families in Palo, Leyte will be relocated ahead of the papal visit of Pope Francis in January 2015.
A Filipino environment activist who made headlines last year with an emotional call for global action on climate change on Thursday said he will walk 1,000 kilometers to Tacloban City that was devastated by last year’s super typhoon.
The National University (NU) Pep Squad held a thanksgiving celebration for bagging the championship at the UAAP Season 77 Cheerdance Competition.