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‘Check expiry dates on donations’


The social arm of the Archdiocese of Manila on Monday appealed to the public to check the expiry date on relief goods they donate for Super Typhoon Yolanda victims or these may just end up in the dump.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Public asked to donate school supplies for Leyte students

Typhoon survivors and school workers salvage books from the school library at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Memorial Elementary School at typhoon-ravaged Tolosa town, Leyte province, on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. A religious organization has launched an appeal to the public to donate schools supplies to the students in the storm-ravaged areas in the Visayas as classes are already set to open in a few weeks’ time.  AP

A religious organization has launched an appeal to the public to donate schools supplies to the students in the storm-ravaged areas in the Visayas as classes are already set to open in a few weeks’ time.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Romualdez: We wanted Aquino’s care but got blamed instead

Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez hands goods to his employee infront of the ruin Tacloban Airport after Typhoon Yolanda hit the city. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Mayor Alfred Romualdez has admitted that he is still hurting from President Benigno Aquino III’s “uncalled for statement” that thousands died in the city when Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) struck, because the city simply failed to prepare for the cyclone.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebu’s tent city still needs latrines, water supply – DSWD

Images coming out of devastated areas, isolated on Friday by the breakdown of communication facilities, show the extent of the devastation  caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” Visayans, including these girls in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu province, are still in a daze in the aftermath of the supertyphoon.  TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

The tent city for Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) evacuees in the South Road Properties (SRP) is supposed to be ready for occupancy this week, according to the pronouncement of authorities here.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DILG probes hoarding of relief goods in ‘Yolanda’ areas

DISASTERS have an immeasurable effect on children who are kept from going to school, like this boy in Tacloban who shields relief for his family from the rain, when classrooms or homes are destroyed. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Eastern Visayas is investigating reports that some local government officials are hoarding relief goods meant for victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Guiuan folk hopeful of catching free plane ride to Manila

Typhoon Haiyan survivors walk at the destroyed port in the town of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Fighting off fatigue, hunger and all the discomfort of staying in a makeshift tent at the airport here, hundreds of survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have continued to wait and cling to hopes of catching a free plane ride out of this devastated town.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Child gives mom idea for ‘great panties drive’ in Yolanda relief


Sheila Juan-Catilo was rummaging through her family’s closets for clothes to be donated to victims of “supertyphoon Yolanda” (Haiyan) when her young daughter, Sky, came up to her one morning.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DSWD meets with volunteers to coordinate Villamor Airbase relief ops


The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently met with volunteers to synchronize efforts for their continuing support to government efforts for typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) victims arriving in Metro Manila.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mother who lost 2 children in 2011 Davao flood joins Yolanda relief mission


When she saw photographs and video footages taken of some of the victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Adelyn Tano, 44, knew she should immediately help.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Monkayo moves to help Yolanda survivors this time

INQUIRER MISSION. Relief donated through the Philippine Daily Inquirer is
delivered to typhoon victims in Sta. Rita, Samar province, flown there on a helicopter owned by Benguet Corp. whose chair, president and CEO Philip Romualdez (center) carries one of the sacks. RICHARD A. REYES

It’s payback time for this storm-devastated municipality with residents and local officials initiating a relief drive to help typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) victims in the Visayas.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cash intended for ‘Yolanda’ victims stolen from church

The government has so far released P19.405 billion for the rehabilitation of “Yolanda”-stricken areas, according to administration ally and Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone, whose own province was one of those devastated by the super typhoon. AP FILE PHOTO

More than P100,000 in cash intended to be donated to victims of “Supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) had been taken by burglars, who broke into the convent of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church here, the parish priest said on Friday.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DSWD agrees to inclusive review of aid beneficiaries

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Negotiations between thousands of Typhoon “Pablo” survivors and social welfare officials ended on Wednesday with an agreement to review the list of relief beneficiaries.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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