By Leila B. Salaverria
Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.
A leading member of United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction’s (UNISDR’s) global private sector partnership is giving new houses to 1,000 families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Vaughn Alviar
Yolanda Ploor was shocked by the havoc her namesake brought on an island village in Panay town, Capiz province, when she and a band of volunteers arrived there on Jan. 29.
By Joey A. Gabieta
They waited for more than three hours at the gate of Malacañang but were never given even a minute of the President’s time.
By Carmel Loise Matus
More than 100 days after the Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated the towns in northern Cebu, two town mayors are asking why the national government has yet to provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of their towns.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
At least 15,000 fishing boats are needed to replace those destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) 100 days after the cyclone devastated fishing communities in the Visayas, according to the head of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
By Carla Gomez
It looks like good fishing is ahead for 230 fishermen in the typhoon-hit areas of Leyte and Iloilo, who received fiberglass bancas from the Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC).
By Jerry E. Esplanada
After completing the last of 222 bunkhouses for the survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas, the Department of Public Works and Highways is building another 28 temporary shelters for the victims of the natural calamity.
By Shiena M. Barrameda
Survivors of the Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) remain unconvinced by the body count presented by the national government three months after the monster typhoon struck the country, leaving it with its worst calamity in decades.
The Quezon City government will “adopt” two more towns in the “Yolanda”-ravaged province of Leyte—the municipalities of Matag-ob and Albuera—three months after it started pouring aid into the devastated province.
By Tina G. Santos
, TJ A. Burgonio
An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) challenged rehabilitation chief coordinator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson to name the politicians allegedly obstructing the government’s rehabilitation efforts in areas ravaged by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).
By Carmel Loise Matus
A group of Filipino women based in South Korea and some Korean volunteers from the South Korean province of Gyeongsangbuk-do arrived here on Thursday to help distribute relief stocks and repair classrooms damaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
With its strong winds and storm surges, Supertyphoon “Yolanda” left a large part of Eastern Visayas looking like a war zone. Buildings and houses lay in ruins, as if wracked by bombs, while trees stand leafless and lifeless. During the first weeks, residents were left shell-shocked in grief and terror, walking aimlessly along streets [...]