8 years after Supertyphoon Yolanda, pain lingers for survivors

Joey A. Gabieta 11/09/2021

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Philippines — Eight years have passed since Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) pummeled this city and the rest of Eastern Visayas and many other parts of Cebu and Panay Islands. But Oscar Mabini has…

Victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Capiz suffer again from typhoon Ursula

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 12/29/2019

PANAY, CAPIZ—“We are back in our ‘condominium’ but we hope we will not stay here long,” Jasmin Bansale said. She was referring to a classroom at Felix Balgos National High School in Barangay Agbalo in Panay town,…

Habitat for Humanity to build 300K homes through its Legacy of Hope campaign

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Habitat for Humanity Philippines aims to build 300,000 homes nationwide through its Legacy of Hope campaign. “As we move into the 31st year, we have launched our biggest fund raising campaign, the…

San Remigio cited for implementation of mental health program

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Individuals facing mental health problems were among the grim seen in San Remigio town as local and international humanitarian organizations came to extend assistance to the Super Typhoon Yolanda -affected families in 2013. Non-government…

Romualdez urges students to learn from missteps

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/13/2016

He had seen the devastation brought by the Super Typhoon Yolanda firsthand and had championed the cause of persons with disabilities in Congress, but on Tuesday morning, former congressman Ferdinand Martin Romualdez was in a completely different…

Dino asks contractors to turn over Yolanda houses by year-end

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/20/2016

Close to 240 families can expect to move in to new homes by December this year, more than three years after their old houses were destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. Presidential Assistant for the Visayas…

Climate change opponents

11/15/2016

November is said to be the Environmental Awareness Month, and it is no small coincidence that it was also three years ago on this month — Nov. 8 to be exact — when Super Typhoon Yolanda gave…

Voices of courage

Madrileña de la Cerna 11/12/2016

A most fitting way to remember the most talked about Super Typhoon Yolanda three years after is the coffee table book “Haiyan the Aftermath: Images and Stories of Recovery in Samar and Leyte” written by Lucien Y.…

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