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500 houses destroyed in fire

At least 1,500 families were displaced after a fire struck a densely populated urban poor village here, destroying nearly half of all the village’s houses.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Energy-efficient, disaster-resilient homes for urban poor unveiled

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PHOTO by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Along Estero de San Miguel in Sampaloc, Manila looms a three-story building. Painted blue and beige, the structure features two fictional enterprises: a barbershop and a crafts store on the first floor. Above it are two residential units with windows wide open. A third of the building is devoted to the staircase, seen from afar through metal screens where small plants are hung.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Informal settlers in QC lay down EDSA to stop relocation

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Informal settlers in Quezon City protested against the demolition of their homes by lying down along the northbound lane of EDSA for several minutes Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino orders Roxas to spearhead relocation of estero-dwellers

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino has ordered Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II to immediately buckle down to work and relocate thousands of estero-dwellers in Metro Manila.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t asked to stop shanty demolitions

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The government must put a stop to the demolition of squatter shanties in Metro Manila because its off-city resettlement program still leaves a lot to be desired, and ongoing efforts to transfer illegal settlers has resulted in violence, according to Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM

Nobody wants to be poor. We don’t want to be poor either. The government must address the real problems of the urban poor, and demolitions are not the solution. –Carlito Badio, secretary general of the urban poor group Kadamay

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

4 leaders of militant group to be charged for Agham Road clash in QC

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The Quezon City Police District will be charging four leaders of a militant group for allegedly leading a violent clash between squatters and lawmen near a slum community along Agham Road on Monday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bro. Eddie talks economics at Smokey Mountain

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Eddie-Villanueva

Evangelist Eddie Villanueva on Sunday signed a covenant with over 100 urban poor leaders in Manila’s Smokey Mountain, vowing to champion the cause of the saguiguilid, or the country’s marginalized sectors, by giving them a bigger role in the country’s economic development.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Estrada gets Manila bid rolling with ‘Happy Easterada’

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Protesters turn into flagellants in front of Quiapo Church in Manila on Holy Wednesday to dramatize their opposition to flood control projects which they said would lead to the eviction of urban poor settlers starting mid-May. RICHARD A. REYES

With the campaign period for local candidates set to begin on Black Saturday, former President and now Manila mayoral candidate Joseph “Erap” Estrada is all business for his showdown with the incumbent Alfredo Lim, who is seeking a third and final term.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2,000 homeless as fire spreads to 180 houses in San Juan

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A resident trains a small hose at his still smoldering house after fire hit a slum area in suburban San Juan City on Christmas day Tuesday. AP

What was supposed to be a day filled with merrymaking turned into one of the most tragic moments in the lives of thousands of families in San Juan City, after their houses were razed by a monster fire early Tuesday morning.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Caloocan fire kills 3 children

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MANILA, Philippines — Tragedy struck two days before Christmas in Caloocan City where three children died in a half-hour fire that razed a cluster of shanties Saturday night, six months after the same neighborhood went up in flames.   The city fire department identified the three fatalities as 8-year-old Ace Kirby Alejandre, and siblings Wendy [...]

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

80 houses ruined in hillside sitio; electrical lapses suspected

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Hundreds of residents of an urban poor resettlement site in barangay Tisa, Cebu City lost their homes in a fire that destroyed around 80 houses yesterday afternoon.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Destroy fence blocking access to poor— Rama

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday ordered the owner of a privately-owned lot to destroy the fence, blocking more than half of the access road of an urban poor community in two sitios in barangay Lahug.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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