The task force, headed by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, is designed to improve coordination between government agencies implementing Yolanda projects
'In a time when people are increasingly exposed to the factors of disaster and climate change, I believe that usable maps can help people make a difference'
DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels
Leyte province has had its share of natural disasters over the years
Erich Gonzales' billboard suitor says he is the CEO of the mysterious Guanxiqian Group
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome, which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013, will be turned into a museum in Leyte's capital
More than 100,000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
The military general will oversee Yolanda recovery efforts, the community-based war on drugs, and the campaign for federalism among local governments
M/V Amazing Grace can 'complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Barangays Margen and Don Carlos Revilla in Ormoc City are the latest recipients of new classrooms built under this year's PH-US military exercises
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.'