By Melvin Gascon
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.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Will her family have a permanent home? Marlie Desabille is running out of hope.
By Joey A. Gabieta
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.”
By Marlon Ramos
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.
By Christian V. Esguerra
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).