On May 13, the humanitarian group will stage the 4th Million Volunteer Run across the country, completing its extensive network of one million volunteers
Local officials, with the help of non-governmental organizations, turn Marabut town's biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster
Break Free 2017, a series of peaceful community mobilizations across the Philippines contributing to global actions against fossil fuels, culminate in Yolanda-hit Leyte
Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda, the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster
The decision to award free housing to 205,000 beneficiaries is reached in a National Housing Authority board meeting chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte
Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says her department is working on a 'faster and more efficient system' to process disaster relief donations
'We need to continue working to make sure our communities are resilient', the reigning Miss Universe tells an indigenous community in Palawan
'They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies,' an NGO says
If Congress approves, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) will be replaced by an independent agency called the Civil Defense Authority (CDA)
Super Typhoon Yolanda destroyed the bamboo used by traditional weavers in Busuanga. Caritas Philippines launches a livelihood program to revive the local bamboo weaving industry.
Avisado was former Davao City administrator from 2004 to 2010, when Rodrigo Duterte was also mayor
The center is part of New Zealand's P159 million donation to the Philippine Red Cross for disaster recovery
More families are expected to move into their new houses before Christmas, according to the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas
'We are better than we seem and much kinder than we appear'
The project is fully and privately funded by donations coming from SM's lot donors, tenants, business partners, employees, and the community
The resort-town of Coron in Palawan has gotten back on its feet 3 years after Super Typhoon Yolanda
They say proposed relocation sites in northern barangays are too far from the city center and have inadequate facilities
'I am not satisfied,' President Rodrigo Duterte says, referring to the slow pace of rehabilitation in Yolanda-affected areas
In a solidarity march held to commemorate the 3rd year anniversary of Yolanda in Aklan, some 4,000 survivors of Rise Up Aklan converge to ask the government for help
Survivors come together to create a memorial dedicated to the dead, especially those whose bodies were not recovered after the onslaught of the super typhoon
DSWD explains that the amount is not emergency shelter assistance but 'a valid response to the clamor of families who were denied of their right to the assistance'
The President says he wants the housing aid for Yolanda victims completed by December
'Where she goes, I follow.... She's a widow. I'm annulled,' President Duterte says of the Vice President, his housing czar, to the delight of typhoon survivors in Tacloban
Disaster survivors demand that the current administration address the pervading hunger, poverty, and militarization in the affected communities
'We are now resilient farmers. When another typhoon comes, we will no longer have a hard time coping,' says a farmer from Balangiga, Eastern Samar
Nearly 100 countries ratify or accept the landmark agreement that seeks to curb global warming, but the Philippines is not among them
Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Aleli Bawagan says it is 'shameful' that the government has not yet provided these houses promised to typhoon survivors
The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council reports that only around 4,000 families have occupied permanent housing as of September this year
Three years into recovery and rehabilitation efforts in affected areas, what has happened since?
'We learned a lot from Yolanda, not just rebuilding lives but rebuilding them better. Yolanda provided a benchmark. It is the new normal,' says Office of Civil Defense 8 Regional Director Edgar Posadas
US Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the American government is confident that Filipinos recognize the benefits of close ties with the US
The Vice President says some housing requirements have hampered housing projects in disaster-hit areas like Eastern Samar, where only 12% of homes for Yolanda victims have been built, so far
An aid group working on post Yolanda rehabilitation project says clean water sanitation is usually overlooked in disaster-hit areas
From creating artificial reefs to planting mangroves, fisherfolk in Iloilo's northern towns lead efforts in coastal management to make the sea sustainable for their children
More than 70 of Tinigban Elementary School's 24 students ride the waves everyday to reach their dreams of finishing school
Almost 3 years after Super Typhoon Yolanda hit Iloilo, survivors of northern Iloilo can now leave their makeshift houses and move to safer homes
The Philippines has been a beneficiary of different United Nations programs for many years, especially after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)
Fishing villages in Carles town in northern Iloilo are able to eliminate daytime illegal fishing and decrease nighttime illegal activities. Here's how
'The money they used to buy kerosene before is now used to buy rice and food. They don’t have to go far either to charge their equipment.'
Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says anomalies, if any, 'will be dealt with appropriately'
The camp of ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez says: 'Kung tutuusin kaya nga kami nasita eh kasi ibinigay po namin ang nararapat lang talaga na para sa kanila'
(UPDATED) Ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez, in response, says they gave what people deserved to get, and blamed the delays on the national government's stringent rules
Community-Managed Savings and Credit Association or COMSCA is a community-managed initiative where groups in the community mobilize and manage their own savings and provide loans to members
The BRP Tarlac is the country's newest and largest military sea vessel and the current pride of the Navy
Undersecretary Alexander Pama talks to Maria Ressa on the lessons he has learned in managing disasters and the challenges that still lie ahead
Throughout his interview with Rappler, President Benigno Aquino III is relaxed, confident, and in good spirits – the picture of a retiring public servant satisfied with a job well done
In 2014, state auditors criticized the Office of Civil Defense for its slow use of the funds, which should have been used to help victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda
Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu seek help from president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, hoping that he would speed up rehabilitation of typhoon-hit towns
The mayoralty race in Tacloban heats up as candidates differ on what to do with thousands of families affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda
The community evacuation center is the first in a network of similar disaster-resilient facilities in Eastern Samar