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New Bataan won’t step out of harm’s way

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Officials of typhoon-ravaged New Bataan in Compostela Valley province are appealing to the national government to reconsider its proposal of moving the town elsewhere, saying that it should strengthen disaster mitigation instead.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Makeshift classrooms in typhoon-hit village

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A tattered United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) tent and makeshift buildings cobbled from scavenged materials are the new classrooms for some 400 elementary pupils at Andap village here as the new school year opens Monday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

‘Pablo’ can’t dampen victims’ spirit

When disaster strikes, help is almost always on the way. On the first run of Inquirer Care’s (INQ.Care) relief goods distribution to Compostela Valley, one of the hardest hit by Typhoon “Pablo” in Southern Mindanao, the team was shocked by the widespread destruction caused by the supertyphoon. Hearts were torn to pieces seeing houses and constructions on Barangay Valderrama—home to 1,000 families—flat on the ground, children lining up along the roadsides holding up sign boards asking for help and food.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Abused baby doing well

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Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

A baby boy whose photos showing him being manhandled by his uncle were posted on the social networking site Facebook more than a month ago is now doing well, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Pablo’ death toll may reach 1,500

The death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” will likely hit 1,500, making it the second deadliest since the country began keeping records, Benito Ramos, head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said on Saturday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Learning sessions normalize ‘Pablo’ survivors’ lives

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The education cluster of the Typhoon “Pablo” humanitarian operation has seen a flicker of hope for some normalcy in typhoon-devastated areas with the holding of learning sessions among schoolchildren there.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Aboitiz Group calls for donations

The Aboitiz Group, led by the Aboitiz Foundation, is now accepting donations for areas in Mindanao that were hit by typhoon Pablo. Thousands of families in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, Bukidnon, Iligan, and Davao in Mindanao, and the cities of Dumaguete and Tanjay in Negros Oriental are still in need of help. The Aboitiz Group [...]

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Victims’ toughness, grace generosity awe rescuers

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Filipinos are a tough breed. Nowhere was this more evident than in heartwarming scenes that unfolded in New Bataan town in the province of Compostela Valley in the aftermath of Typhoon “Pablo.”

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Safety, need compete in typhoon-hit Philippines

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Relatives cross a river to bury their loved one, who died in a flash flood caused by Typhoon Bopha, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines. The powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed hundreds of people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said Thursday. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez

The Philippine government’s geological hazard maps show why this farming community was largely washed away by a strong typhoon: “highly susceptible to flooding and landslides.” That didn’t stop some villagers from rebuilding even with bodies still lying under the mud.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Compostela Valley residents flee in panic as rumors of new floods swirl

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With an estimated 300 people dead around them, the people of Compostela Valley are scarred and will remain so for a long time.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

43 dead, 25 injured in Compostela Valley as ‘Pablo’ sweeps Mindanao

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At least 43 people died and 25 others injured as Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) slammed into the mining province of Compostela Valley Tuesday, the military said.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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