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P2.8M in Yolanda aid wasted due to red tape, logistical issues

Feb 02, 2017 - 10:39 AM

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says her department is working on a 'faster and more efficient system' to process disaster relief donations

P2.8M in Yolanda aid wasted due to red tape, logistical issues

Cardinal Tagle to parishes: Prepare to help LGUs hit by Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle makes this appeal to parishes in the Archdiocese of Manila, which covers 5 cities in the National Capital Region

Cardinal Tagle to parishes: Prepare to help LGUs hit by Nina

DSWD to #LawinPH survivors: Report relief irregularities

Nov 02, 2016 - 3:26 PM

'This is why we release this kind of information so the citizens will get involved in running the government. The changes that we want will not happen if we don’t take action', says DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

DSWD to #LawinPH survivors: Report relief irregularities

#OnyokPH: Help map critical reports

Dec 19, 2015 - 12:28 AM

Share critical information such as flooded areas, damaged roads, or people in need of rescue by reporting your location and the situation on the Agos Disaster Alert Map

#OnyokPH: Help map critical reports

COA: Irregularities in AFP purchases for Yolanda relief

Nov 12, 2015 - 8:43 AM

State auditors discover that the military bought petroleum, oil, and lubricants through a repeat order. Supplemental contract agreements are undated and some required documents are missing.

COA: Irregularities in AFP purchases for Yolanda relief

US helicopter missing in Nepal with 8 aboard: military

May 13, 2015 - 3:09 AM

The chopper was carrying 6 US Marines and two soldiers from the Nepalese army

US helicopter missing in Nepal with 8 aboard: military

The day the earth shook in Nepal

May 04, 2015 - 11:50 AM

'I alternated between praying and screaming for my mom, while holding my son tight. My husband was hugging both of us. The house continued to sway violently. It felt like an eternity.'

The day the earth shook in Nepal

Typhoon aid to PH hurt by poor coordination – charities

Nov 11, 2014 - 6:36 PM

A study of the aid delivery by 5 charities finds a lack of communication between international aid providers, their local counterparts and the government

Typhoon aid to PH hurt by poor coordination – charities

Australia gives P10M-assistance to #GlendaPH victims

Jul 17, 2014 - 10:38 AM

The non-food assistance includes family survival kits for 1,400 families in Albay and 'health and dignity kits' for 2,000 women

Australia gives P10M-assistance to #GlendaPH victims

Protecting Mt. Kalatungan from top to bottom

Jul 13, 2014 - 10:14 PM

Lessons from the synergy and collaboration among the upland communities of Indigenous People in Talakag, Bukidnon

Protecting Mt. Kalatungan from top to bottom

Texting, e-Jeepneys, and Tacloban

Jul 09, 2014 - 2:56 PM

A non-profit organization plans to introduce at least 7 e-Jeepneys into Tacloban City's public transport system, which was crippled by Super Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013.

Texting, e-Jeepneys, and Tacloban

Aquino: Improve ASEAN disaster coordination

May 11, 2014 - 8:51 PM

President Benigno Aquino III cites the Philippines and Super Typhoon Yolanda as reason to emphasize the need for ASEAN to implement its Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Aquino: Improve ASEAN disaster coordination

#DearObama: Goodbye, Mr President

Apr 30, 2014 - 2:47 PM

'As I write this, you are halfway home. Please do not forget the promises you made to my countrymen'

#DearObama: Goodbye, Mr President

PH vows to build back better 100 days post-Haiyan

Feb 16, 2014 - 7:43 PM

The United Nations says the 'need remain enormous' in areas hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan

PH vows to build back better 100 days post-Haiyan

In Numbers: 100 days after Yolanda

Feb 16, 2014 - 1:03 PM

Here are some figures to help us see how Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) affected the country, and how these have been addressed so far

In Numbers: 100 days after Yolanda

VitaMeal relief bags nutritious alternative to canned goods

Nov 28, 2013 - 4:24 PM

VitaMeal bags don't just fill up stomachs but help rebuild nutrition of Yolanda survivors

VitaMeal relief bags nutritious alternative to canned goods

THAICOM-IPSTAR helps Yolanda survivors

Nov 25, 2013 - 5:01 PM

The Thai company first set up its communication network in Tacloban City

THAICOM-IPSTAR helps Yolanda survivors

Japan sends Filipino-speaking aid workers to calamity areas

Nov 19, 2013 - 5:25 PM

Japan's medical mission in the typhoon-hit areas comes with workers who speak the Philippines' national language

Japan sends Filipino-speaking aid workers to calamity areas

Pope to call for Philippines aid in 'Year of Faith' event

Nov 19, 2013 - 12:15 AM

Pope Francis to urge everyone to donate aid money to the Philippines to end the Vatican 'Year of Faith' event

Pope to call for Philippines aid in 'Year of Faith' event

Japan medics bring high-tech fixes to PH typhoon areas

Nov 16, 2013 - 2:37 PM

Mobile X-ray kits are helping Japanese medics treat Filipinos hit by Typhoon Haiyan

Japan medics bring high-tech fixes to PH typhoon areas

CHED suspends college operations in areas hit by Yolanda

Nov 13, 2013 - 6:15 PM

For CHED, information is hard to come by as regional directors themselves are affected by the super typhoon

CHED suspends college operations in areas hit by Yolanda

US sends more troops to storm-ravaged PH

Nov 12, 2013 - 2:41 AM

There are now 180 American military personnel in the Philippines to give humanitarian assistance in the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

US sends more troops to storm-ravaged PH

Tag crisis tweets for UN action with MicroMappers

Nov 11, 2013 - 6:13 PM

MicroMappers is looking for more volunteers to help tag tweets for a United Nations relief effort

Tag crisis tweets for UN action with MicroMappers

Viber expands free call service for PH Haiyan relief

Nov 11, 2013 - 3:34 PM

Viber aims to help the Philippines after the typhoon by offering free calls abroad to let others know you're okay

Viber expands free call service for PH Haiyan relief

Gov't probes Bohol quake relief 'hoarding'

Oct 22, 2013 - 2:26 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas orders the Philippine National Police (PNP) to look into reports of hoarding following complaints goods delivered to local officers were not being distributed

Gov't probes Bohol quake relief 'hoarding'

Australia to give P126-M more in aid for typhoon Pablo

Feb 04, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Australia responds to renewed calls for aid for victims of typhoon Pablo

Australia to give P126-M more in aid for typhoon Pablo

Tales from a disaster

Dec 26, 2012 - 5:51 PM

Two weeks after Pablo, victims in Davao Oriental remain patient and resilient

Tales from a disaster

The bitterest storm

Dec 21, 2012 - 10:55 AM

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.

The bitterest storm

Help 'Pablo' victims in Cateel

Dec 14, 2012 - 5:58 PM

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.

Help 'Pablo' victims in Cateel

Appeal to help 2-M flood victims

Aug 09, 2012 - 3:28 PM

Government officials appeal for help in getting relief to two million people affected by deadly floods in Metro Manila and nearby provinces

Aquino visits Muntinlupa; Arroyo, Pampanga

Aug 08, 2012 - 11:01 PM

President Aquino and Rep. Gloria Arroyo braved the rains Wednesday to distribute relief goods to flood victims

Aquino visits Muntinlupa; Arroyo, Pampanga

P5.95-B in calamity funds still available

Aug 07, 2012 - 5:00 PM

Should the funds not be enough, Abad says the government is ready to augment the QRF and the Calamity Fund

P5.95-B in calamity funds still available

How can PH lessen dependence on foreign aid?

Apr 17, 2012 - 6:51 PM

To accept foreign disaster relief means swallowing 'national pride,' says the Philippines' disaster management chief