'I am not satisfied,' President Rodrigo Duterte says, referring to the slow pace of rehabilitation in Yolanda-affected areas
Vice President Jejomar Binay visits typhoon-hit Leyte to campaign and to check on the condition of the survivors
One of the ships that ran aground in Tacloban now serves as a memorial for those who died during Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)
In some communities in Leyte, Super Typhoon Yolanda is part of a broader history of threatened eviction, displacement and marginalization of communities doing their best to stay afloat
Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romualdez: 'Nakapagsalita kami ng maanghang na salita (We said harsh words) but in no given time are we ungrateful for help given to us'
Two years after the monster storm devastated the coastal city of Tacloban, killing thousands, Juvelyn Luana has a new partner, a new son, and a shack far from the deadly shore
Two memorial markers and a candle lighting ceremony are the highlights of the commemoration of the second anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Tacloban City
One of the first debates is in the Philippines, a Southeast Asian nation particularly vulnerable to climate change and already hit by an average of 20 major storms or typhoons a year
The national government has provided P315 million intended for families whose houses were partially damaged due to the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda more than a year ago
The Philippines signs a framework for disaster risk reduction during a recently concluded United Nations conference in Sendai, Japan
A housing project for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) led by French businesses in the Philippines catches the attention of the French president
This indicates that more cyclones as strong as Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) will occur in the future, says UP alumnus Dr Josefino Comiso
Here are three things the health community can glean from Pope Francis' recent State and Apostolic mission to the Philippines
Pope Francis: 'Through sin, man has also destroyed the unity and beauty of our human family, creating social structures which perpetuate poverty, ignorance and corruption'
The full text of Pope Francis' homily, as delivered during the Holy Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila, Sunday January 18
(UPDATED) Being the foremost Catholic country in Asia is both a 'blessing and a vocation' for the Philippines, Pope Francis says
Highlights of Pope Francis' third day in the Philippines, in photos
[UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Here is the full text of Pope Francis' prepared homily for the Holy Mass at the Tacloban airport, Saturday, January 17, which he decided to ditch in favor of an impromptu homily
Here is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of a speech Pope Francis was supposed to deliver at the Palo Cathedral during his visit there
(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Pope Francis in Tacloban: 'I come to tell you that Jesus is Lord and he never lets us down.'
'Viva il Papa, Papa Francesco!' Yolanda survivors chant as Pope Francis arrives in Tacloban to console them.
Work in all government offices and classes in all levels - both public and private -will be suspended from January 15 to 16
Palo Cathedral, or the Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lord’s Transfiguration, is one of the structures badly hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013
The construction of the center – named after Pope Francis – is funded by Vatican City's Cor Unum, the Caritas of the Holy See
Archbishop John Forrosuelo Du currently heads the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palo, which covers the provinces of Leyte, Biliran, and the whole Samar island
Classes in the Leyte capital are suspended from January 14 to 16, while work in government classes are suspended from January 15 to 16
Typhoons Seniang, Ruby, and Yolanda force teens like Michelle, Angelie, and Antony to grow up
Lacson says he will step down in February, once the post-Yolanda reconstruction and rehabilitation duties are transferred to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
Should the next disaster strike, some rural health units in Iloilo should be able to operate even without electricity
Local government units are expected to be at the frontline of emergency measures in the aftermath of disasters, according to the 1991 Local Government Code
Fisherfolk are the poorest of the Fililipino poor, with a poverty incidence rate of 39.2%. They’ve lived along the water, always at risk of danger.
Local researchers find that survivors from northern Iloilo are now in positive psychological states, a year after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)
The UN's number two diplomat talks about the global implications of problems the Philippines faces like disaster risk reduction, terrorism and peacekeeping
It's double the number of those who died during the storm. Causes are hypertensive vascular disease, pneumonia, trauma and accidents, cancer of all forms, and tuberculosis
'A year after Typhoon Yolanda, there are still places in Western Visayas which have little or zero access to clean drinking water'
President Aquino tells delegates he has a good Cabinet 'whose members make personal sacrifices to serve the country'
Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson blasts Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez for being difficult and siding with anti-government protesters
'Mahalagang mabatid na halos lahat ng nagkakamalay tungkol sa isang kalamidad ay mga biktima – iba't-ibang antas lamang ang tindi ng pagkakapinsala at pagdadalamhati'
In this video produced by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, the unshaken and durable component human spirit is evident despite the wrath of Typhoon Yolanda
'The use of different strokes for different folks has resulted in different capacities for recovery, with implications on how people are reorienting their lives in the post-Yolanda context'
More than 1,500 families still live in makeshift tents and shelters as of September 2014, the agency's data shows
'We have moved on to looking at which projects need to be stopped, who should pay for the damages, and how much'
Numerous NGOs help in a big way in the ongoing rehabilitation in northern Iloilo, post-Yolanda
AFP chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr says he personally thanked chiefs of foreign militaries during the annual Chiefs of Defense Conference held in Brunei last week
'The breakdown of accountability provides unscrupulous public officials with a golden opportunity to siphon off money and supplies from government funds and donations'
The memories of Typhoon Yolanda are lodged at the back of their minds but there are moments when the women survivors still wonder why it ever happened
The Aquino administration reports that it has finished work on 3 other airports and 14 seaports in Yolanda-hit areas
The consortium of French companies operating in the Philippines eyes completion of its two reconstruction projects in Northern Cebu by 2015
International organizations and humanitarian groups have credited the government for its 'competent' and 'impressive' rehabilitation efforts but notes that permanent shelter and livelihood remain urgent needs
Unlike other countries, the US can immediately deploy its troops to the Philippines to assist the country in times of need