AUSTRALIA’S amphibious navy ship HMAS Tobruk arrived at the Cebu International Port last Dec. 2 to help in the relief efforts for Yolanda survivors. The ship brought 110 tons of relief goods supplied by the United Nations World Food Programme. The goods are intended for the typhoon victims in Bantayan Island, Malapascua, and Kinatarkan Islands [...]
By Allan Nawal
Some 500 volunteers from various Mindanao areas—including doctors, nurses, psychosocial therapists – set-off from here for areas devastated by “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) on Thursday.
By Chris V. Panganiban
Workers at the provincial government here will forego the traditional Christmas party celebration this December after Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza decided to cancel it anew.
By Charlie Señase
, Edwin Fernandez
Poverty did not deter Maranao Muslims in Marawi City to pitch in for the “piso-piso” fund drive, which was intended to collect as much cash for the benefit of supertyphoon Yolanda victims in Samar and Leyte.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
For the first time since he became a fishing boat skipper, 48-year-old Lorenzo Umali went out to sea not to catch but to release.
By Ricky Poca
It has been more than a week since our county specifically the Visayas was hit by supertyphoon Yolanda. Initially, the government was rendered inutile by the devastation in affected areas, so much so that it was very slow in responding to the needs of victims. Local and international media were united in their observation that [...]
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Aquino has ordered his legal team to study whether he could tap the Malampaya Fund to finance the restoration of power in the Visayas.
By Apply Ta-as
, Bjorn Abraham Tabanera
Five-year-old Carleona Martinez unfolded plastic bags to be filled with rice and canned goods.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
, Niña P. Calleja
What started out as a call for solidarity among fellow Visayans has resulted in a massive show of support and the setting up of a relief operations center for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” victims at the Philippine Army gymnasium in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Augmentation Disaster Victim Identification (DIV) team of the National Bureau of Investigation is already on standby to go to Leyte to help in identifying the victims of typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).
By Jerome Aning
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said on Wednesday it has decided to limit the use of the Tacloban City airport by general aviation aircraft due to space limitations, as the government and local and international relief agencies rush aid to disaster-stricken areas in Eastern Visayas.
By Victor Anthony Silva
More than 100 students from all over Cebu City converged at the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu Arts and Sciences building lobby yesterday to help pack relief goods intended for typhoon victims. Students of the University of San Carlos, CIT University, Cebu Doctors’ College, Velez College, Saint Theresa’s College, and UP Cebu, helped tape [...]
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has sent a group of doctors and technical personnel to Tacloban in Leyte to help in the rehabilitation and relief efforts for the survivors of typhoon Yolanda.