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Survivors of Guiuan: Victims twice over?


When Supertyphoon “Yolanda” ravaged the coastal town of Guiuan in Eastern Samar province on Nov. 8 last year, Melojean Zulueta, 46, struggled to keep her sanity as she lost her husband, Ermelindo, and was left to take care of her six children and two grandchildren. One of her daughters was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Survivors on island still homeless


Will her family have a permanent home? Marlie Desabille is running out of hope.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Sign of confidence in Tacloban: Opening of SM store


A branch of a popular chain of grocery stores has opened here, raising optimism that the city is well on its way to recovery following the devastation brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Roxas tells local governments to liquidate Yolanda cash assistance


Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II has urged local government officials in towns battered by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” to submit their liquidation reports for the first tranche of cash assistance they received from the national government for the rehabilitation projects in their respective areas.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino entrusts Binay with ‘Yolanda’ housing projects despite controversies

President Benigno S. Aquino III. MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

Only a day after saying that Vice President Jejomar Binay was free to leave his administration, President Benigno Aquino III placed Binay on top of the streamlined bureaucratic process to speed up the building of permanent housing for victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »