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Bantayan Island still not getting enough help from national government

After Yolanda Santa Fe

Ten months after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) plowed through Central and Eastern Visayas, victims in the town of Santa Fe are still not getting enough help from the national government.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Palawan builds new villages for ‘Yolanda’ survivors


The establishment of new permanent settlements for coastal communities in Palawan province that were affected by last year’s Super Typhoon “Yolanda” finally got under way, with the start of the development of a new village here to be comprised of at least 270 houses, including support structures touted to be resilient to calamities.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rehabilitation master plan for Yolanda-hit provinces: 8,000 pages, 8 volumes

THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson submits to President Aquino a copy of the master plan for the rehabilitation of areas hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” one of the world’s strongest typhoons on record. Titled “Yolanda Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan,” it was like a gift to the President on the commemoration of the fifth death anniversary of his mother, former President Corazon Aquino. JOAN BONDOC

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Friday submitted to President Benigno Aquino III an 8,000-page, eight-volume master plan for the rehabilitation of provinces hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November last year.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Health workers cited for ‘Yolanda’ relief work

Health Secretary Enrique Ona FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday recognized the efforts of health workers and organizations who have dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda that hit the country in November last year.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Glenda’s stories of heroism, tragedy

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Motorists travelling along Marcos Highway veer away from trees toppled by strong winds caused by storm Glenda. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

Jomarck Diaz had been unusually generous the past two days, sharing breakfast with fellow fire volunteers in Barangay (village) Palatiw in Pasig City and as much as P400 of his allowance with his older brother, Jhon.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »