By Dennis Jay Santos
An altar under a pitch-tent, plastic stools to sit on and flickering Christmas lights that illuminate the makeshift manger greeted Catholic faithful here as they started the Simbang Gabi (dawn masses) at the ruins of what used to be their 16th century church.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Malacañang insisted on Wednesday that there was no politics involved in providing aid to victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), maintaining that the focus now would be to help them get back on their feet.
By Niña P. Calleja
A religious organization has launched an appeal to the public to donate schools supplies to the students in the storm-ravaged areas in the Visayas as classes are already set to open in a few weeks’ time.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
More than a month after supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) ravaged Eastern Visayas, the government has no tput up a single bunkhouse for the thousands of survivors of the natural disaster in the region.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Two nongovernment organizations (NGOs)—Habitat for Humanity and Gawad Kalinga—have submitted their proposed designs for the residents rendered homeless by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Oct. 15 that damaged or destroyed Bohol province’s roads, bridges, schools and churches.