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Tent schoolhouses for students in typhoon-hit areas

Education Secretary Armin Luistro: Tweaking the adopt-a-school program. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Students in the typhoon-ravaged areas of Mindanao will have to use tents until their classrooms are fixed, Education Secretary Armin Luistro said Thursday.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino orders uprooting of people in harm’s way

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President Aquino: In campaign mode FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino on Thursday told reporters he had ordered the relocation of communities vulnerable to flooding, landslides and storm surges as the death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” went past the 900 mark with another 900 missing and feared dead and nearly 80,000 in evacuation centers.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Maguindanao gives aid to ‘Pablo’ victims despite own flooding problem

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Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu. AP

Even as it deals with displacements caused by floods spawned by Typhoon “Pablo”, Maguindanao has donated food, clothes and medicines to Davao Oriental, one of the hardest-hit areas in southern Mindanao.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t gears up to feed, house 90,000 families

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Photo Credit from Mr. Florencio Pimentel, PDRRM Officer of Surigao del Sur

The Aquino administration on Wednesday said it was gearing up for “sustained relief operations” in both provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental as some 90,000 families had been left homeless and bereft of livelihood in the aftermath of Typhoon “Pablo.”

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino gives energy chief until yearend to restore power in areas hit by ‘Pablo’

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President Aquino congratulates Jericho Petilla after the Leyte governor took his oath as energy secretary at Naia 2. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino has given Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla until the end of the year to restore power in typhoon-ravaged towns of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New Bataan: From wall of mountains to valley of death

A HOUSE appears to have survived the onslaught of Typhoon “Pablo” in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, where scores had been killed by the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year. JEOFFREY MAITEM

NEW BATAAN, Compostela Valley—The secluded valley that sheltered Jerry Blanco’s banana crop from communist and Moro rebellions offered no refuge from Typhoon “Pablo,” which left him destitute in a flash.   “First the strong winds came, then a sheet of rain. Our roof rattled, the house creaked and then the wall was blown away,” said [...]

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Missing persons count hits 900

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 number of people missing jumped to nearly 900 Monday after families and fishing companies reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea who set sail despite warnings that Typhoon “Pablo” was barreling toward Mindanao.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PNP tightens security in typhoon-hit areas

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Philippine National Police chief Director General Nicanor Bartolome. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police has ordered its units in Mindanao to man National Food Authority (NFA) warehouses, groceries, stores and other commercial establishments in typhoon-hit towns in Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley to prevent looting.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mass graves planned for unclaimed bodies in ‘Pablo’ aftermath

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Provincial officials were considering mass graves for unclaimed bodies in the aftermath of Typhoon “Pablo.” Pablo cut a wide swath of destruction in the valley, flooding farming and mining towns, and burying many people in mudslides.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Long, hard journey to wind-swept Cateel town

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All seven passengers in the van-for-hire the Inquirer took in Mati City on Thursday had the same thing in mind—to reach either Baganga or Cateel.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Pablo’ forms new river as wide as Edsa

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NEW RIVER  Families cross a new river formed after Typhoon “Pablo” swept this area in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, Tuesday. INQUIRER/ MARIANE BERMUDEZ

A new “river” as wide as the highway belt Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) in Metro Manila has sprung up here, indicating the watery fury of Typhoon “Pablo” has forever altered the landscape of this remote mining and farming town.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Church, Red Cross, other groups send aid to typhoon victims

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Help is on the way. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle and other Church officials on Thursday offered their condolences and assistance to victims of Typhoon “Pablo.”

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino: It’s a sad Christmas for typhoon victims

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President Benigno Aquino III

“It’s sad to think that some of our countrymen will be spending Christmas not around a table filled with food for noche buena but in evacuation centers with other families who had to flee their homes.”

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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