Low pressure area brings rain to parts of Luzon

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

A low pressure area (LPA) is bringing rain to parts of Luzon on Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in an advisory. In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, Pagasa said the LPA…

90 housing units for Yolanda victims to be turned over by December

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/20/2016

At least 90 housing units in Barangay Antipolo, Medellin have been committed for turn over for Yolanda victims before December 1 this year. Project Engineer Elizer dela Paz of RFN Construction and Development Corp., the project contractor,…

Dino orders contractor to turn over Yolanda housing within the year

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/20/2016

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino has ordered the contractor of a relocation site for families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu, to turn over housing units to the beneficiaries before the end…

No funds for Yolanda rehab in 2017 budget, says Recto

11/13/2016

SENATE Minority Leader Ralph Recto on Friday noted the lack of explicit allocations for the rehabilitation of areas devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda in the Visayas three years ago, calling for an “itemization” of related projects under the…

YOLANDA STATUS REPORT: More work to be done, 3 yrs after

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2016

Government agencies have completed 74 percent of all Yolanda rehabilitation projects in Central Visayas after three years, but an official of the regional National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-7) said a lot remains to be done. Based…

NHA urged help in making Yolanda projects possible

Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III is encouraging the National Housing Authority to fast track their housing projects for Super Typhoon Yolanda victims. Davide made the call since three years has passed and the resettlement projects had yet…

3 YEARS AFTER YOLANDA: World Vision joins typhoon survivors in celebrating life and resilience

PR 11/08/2016

Life moves on for most Leyteños as they commemorate Supertyphoon Yolanda’s third anniversary today. Three years after Yolanda, survivors slowly rise up and build back what they had lost. Rogelio Pagobo, a 66-year-old baker from Tacloban, has…

Forum: No-build zone policy to displace Yolanda survivors

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/07/2016

IN time for the third anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda that wreaked havoc in the country, a forum was held to highlight the current plight of Yolanda survivors, who are still struggling to recover from the effects…

Forum looks at survivors, three years after Yolanda

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/07/2016

In anticipation of the 3rd anniversary when supertyphoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in the Visayas, a Cebu-based non-government organization held a forum on Monday called ““Yolanda Survivors Three Years After: The Devastation Continues.” The forum, which was organized…

Scornful of foreign calamity aid

Editorial 10/28/2016

As someone who is identified with the militant Left, Social Welfare secretary Judy Taguiwalo views anything associated with the US and other Western countries that are not socialist or communist as evil and having an ulterior agenda.…

DSWD’s call: We need more donations for 1.3M Lawin victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/27/2016

A CALL for donations in cash and in kind has been sounded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the more than a million people affected by Supertyphoon Lawin in the northern areas of…

MSMEs should learn to be disaster resilient — DTI

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/24/2016

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has called for strengthened disaster resilience among micro, small, and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) through an enhanced partnership between the government and private sectors. Jerry Clavesillas, director of DTI’s Bureau of…

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