Sleep loss, anxiety: Women suffered more from lockdown than men — study

AFP Relaxnews 12/24/2020

The effects of lockdown were different for men and women. A study conducted by Canadian researchers found that women suffered more from the period of social distancing associated with COVID-19, particularly in terms of sleep, anxiety, depression…

Trauma bars Marawi kids from enrolling

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/13/2017

Nearly 100 students of Marawi City may have escaped the ongoing conflict there, but they are still traumatized by the violence days after they moved to Cebu City. Minang A. Mananggis, coordinator of the Madrasah Education Program…

Woman found dead in her room

Lesley Cara Delos Santos 11/08/2016

A woman found lying on her back, the left side of her face all bruised up and bloodied was suspected to have been murdered inside her own home. The body of insurance company-employee Estella Balanay Maghanoy, 36,…

Lessons from Yolanda

Radel Paredes 11/08/2015

They say it takes an extreme disaster, whether manmade or natural, for people to learn the importance of planning and preparedness. Trauma  jolts people from their numbness and forces them into action. Supertyphoon Yolanda, which hit the…

Cebu, Bohol journos undergo trauma support session

Peter L. Romanillos 03/03/2014

At least 30 journalists from Cebu, Bohol and Tacloban shared their experiences of dealing with tragedy both from their sources and their own while covering the devastation caused by supertyphoon Yolanda and the earthquake last year. The…

Bigger shelters eyed for typhoon victims

Gabriel C. Bonjoc 11/19/2013

THE search for bigger evacuation centers continue in Cebu as the number of evacuees from typhoon-hit areas in Eastern Visayas continue to rise, social welfare officials said yesterday. Social Welfare officer Grace Yana said 7,279 persons arrived…

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