By Nestor Corrales
vThe Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday warned residents in Tacloban City not to drink tap water in the area, saying the water system has been contaminated following the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).
By Joey Gabieta
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).
By Melvin Gascon
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.
By Allan Nawal
Some 500 volunteers from various Mindanao areas—including doctors, nurses, psychosocial therapists – set-off from here for areas devastated by “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) on Thursday.
By Chris V. Panganiban
Workers at the provincial government here will forego the traditional Christmas party celebration this December after Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza decided to cancel it anew.
By Tina G. Santos
As food supplies have not reached other survivors in less known towns that also suffered the brunt of “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan), health officials on Wednesday reiterated their warning to the people not to eat meat from carcasses of animals that died in the typhoon and meat products that have been submerged in floodwater.
By Charlie Señase
, Edwin Fernandez
Poverty did not deter Maranao Muslims in Marawi City to pitch in for the “piso-piso” fund drive, which was intended to collect as much cash for the benefit of supertyphoon Yolanda victims in Samar and Leyte.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
For the first time since he became a fishing boat skipper, 48-year-old Lorenzo Umali went out to sea not to catch but to release.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
To speed up the delivery of relief supplies from Metro Manila to the typhoon-battered Visayas region, trucks going to and from “Yolanda” relief centers have been exempted from number coding and the truck ban.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Aquino has ordered his legal team to study whether he could tap the Malampaya Fund to finance the restoration of power in the Visayas.
By Dennis Jay Santos
Mayor Alfred Romualdez would rather stay mum for apparently being on the receiving end of criticism for the government’s lackluster approach to the “Yolanda” tragedy but his maternal cousin, Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., stood up for the executive and had put the blame on the national government instead.
Since the typhoon hit, Danny Estember has been hiking three hours round-trip into the mountains each day to obtain what he can only hope is clean water for his five daughters and two sons.
By Philip Chua
WATER is life. Without it, there would be no life on Planet Earth. Without soft drinks, which is toxic to our organs, life would go on, and more people, especially children, would even be healthier. The normal lean adult body is made up of about 70 percent water (50 percent intracellular; 15 percent interstitial; and [...]