By Carmel Loise Matus
, Joey A. Gabieta
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.
By Chief; i-Team
, Fernando del Mundo
He is far from the grieving man captured in a news photograph seated in the rubble of his flattened home at Costa Brava amid a sea of debris left by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Jovic Yee
He left Tacloban hoping that life would be better for him and his five kids.
By Edwin Fernandez
Fisherman Polne Bataolan never thought he could still recover from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” when it swept through Ajuy town in Iloilo province and other areas in the Visayas last year.
By Joey Gabieta
Survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” who now live in government-built bunkhouses in this city do not envy Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. their “better accommodations” at Camp Crame.