By Cynthia D. Balana
The messy warehouse of relief goods intended for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” victims as shown by TV5 network and posted on its Web portal Interaksyon.com last month is actually being occupied by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and World Food Program (WFP).
The social arm of the Archdiocese of Manila on Monday appealed to the public to check the expiry date on relief goods they donate for Super Typhoon Yolanda victims or these may just end up in the dump.
By Joey A. Gabieta
A 41-year-old farmer went to the dump in Barangay (village) San Jose, 8 kilometers from the town proper, following reports that relief items were being dumped there.
Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman denied a report that “truckloads” of rotten relief goods for victims of super typhoon “Yolanda” were buried in Palo, Leyte.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III apologized to a student on Thursday for the government’s failure to immediately bring relief goods to typhoon survivors in Tacloban City.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma on Tuesday said the government would check if it was true that some relief goods in Leyte were left to rot instead of being distributed to typhoon victims.
THE Algerian government will donate 146,000 sacks of rice to victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in the Visayas.
MEMBERS of the Philippine Liong Tek Fraternity Cebu Chapter (Go Family Association) recently visited evacuation centers in barangays Ramos and Guadalupe, Cebu City to extend help to survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda from Leyte and Samar.
Despite a Huey chopper crashing in La Paz, Leyte last Friday, the airforce will continue delivering relief goods to typhoon-hit areas in central Philippines. All pilots are rested and all aircraft undergoes maintenance checks at the Benito Ebuen Airbase in Mactan, said Maj. Gen. Romeo Poquiz in a press conference yesterday. He said they also [...]
Trucks and cars dispatched by M Lhuillier traveled all the way from Cebu City to Leyte Island last Nov. 26 to deliver relief goods to Ormoc, Palo, Tanauan, Tacloban and accessible areas in Samar. A team from M Lhuillier distributed the relief packs containing kilos of rice, canned goods, fresh milk, hygienic supplies such as [...]
One month after the devastation of supertyphoon Yolanda, the Medellin municipal government is focusing its relief operations on the elderly, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs). “As I said we are concentrating on the sectors that are most vulnerable. And there are still a lot of private groups who are coming to Medellin giving relief,” [...]
By Jucell Marie P. Cuyos
IT was his 34th birthday but Jessie Perez, the district manager of Rep. Luis Gabriel Quisumbing, refused to accept gifts for himself. Instead, Perez told his colleagues and friends that what he would like to get are relief goods to help the people in his hometown in Abuyog, Leyte which was hit by supertyphoon Yolanda [...]
THEY did not only come to Manila to win medals. Apparently touched by the suffering of the victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas, they brought with them relief goods intended for the disaster victims. Dr. Simon Chua, president of the non-government Mathematics Trainers’ Guild-Philippines, was referring to an undisclosed number of young foreign mathematicians [...]