PRESS RELEASE: The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Provincial Government of Davao Oriental assure they will complete and turn over the remaining 2,000 houses before the year ends
President Benigno Aquino III demands answers from his Cabinet as to why 57% of villages hit by Typhoon Pablo in December 2012 remain without power
In the first place, the Palace says the President had no scheduled trip to the province
With the postponement, the typhoon survivors said they have no choice but to wait
Elbert Reyes of Aragon in Cateel, Davao Oriental returns to his fields, planting for a future after Typhoon Pablo
Administrative and criminal complaints are filed at the Office of the Ombudsman against DSWD-Region 11 officials for forgery of documents, among others
Australia responds to renewed calls for aid for victims of typhoon Pablo
After everything, the story is about a world that has fallen apart. The center will not hold on its own, not now and not for a very long time.
#Start2013Right and look back at the photographs that captured the crazy year that was 2012
Generators are now able to run 24 hours in Cateel's hospital
Despite being left with almost nothing, residents of Cateel and Baganga in Davao Oriental will celebrate Christmas through prayers and thanksgiving
In the wake of the disaster and current state of water and sanitation, outbreak of diseases is closely being monitored
Ongoing efforts to distribute emergency shelter are still insufficient as over 24,000 families remain homeless
This is a story that begins with a storm. This is written in the hope that there is another story, one that does not end with a spinning wind.
After having seen the effects of 'Pablo' in Davao Oriental’s coastal towns, I don’t know what’s left. I am distraught but I remain hopeful.
Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel 'Mar' Roxas says the reopening of the Compostela-Cateel road expedites the delivery of relief goods and aid to thousands of 'Pablo' victims
Farmers are worried. It is land preparation season, and there is little money to make the long trip out of Cateel to the city for agricultural supplies.
The food distribution took so long that citizens broke into any building left standing in search of something to eat
Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas is focusing on 3 coastal towns in Davao Oriental after the rest of the province is reportedly stabilizing
Davao Oriental Gov Corazon Malanyaon confirmed the fatalities and said another 3 towns are 'isolated'