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
Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Panjaitan says it could take up to 100 years to restore the corals in Raja Ampat
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is also concerned about the impact of any mining ban on local government finance and people's livelihoods
EXCLUSIVE: Photos sourced by Rappler show the damage at Crossover Reef, after cruise vessel Caledonian Sky rammed into the coral reefs
The Indonesian government vows to take action, and slams Captain Keith Michael Taylor who was steering the cruise at the time of destruction.
(UPDATED) The incident caused damage to Crossover Reef in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, which has been voted among the best diving spots in the world.
People’s Disaster Risk Reduction Network Executive Director Esteban Masagca explains that in the crafting of a new recovery plan, the farmers and the most affected people should be involved
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
The President orders the DENR, DA, and DILG to study how to implement a total logging ban in response to flash floods caused by unabated cutting of trees in watersheds
'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)
Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday, January 3
The typhoon that made landfall on Christmas Day also leaves at least P83.46 million worth of damage to infrastructure, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
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.
Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday, December 20
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
The couple was heard crying out for help, but their faint voices faded quickly. In the end, they died with their two young daughters. Only their 13-year-old son made it out alive.
The 6.5-magnitude quake kills at least 97 and injures hundreds more.
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
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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
A gram of shabu now costs P1,300 to P25,000 per gram, while cocaine is pegged at P5,000 to P7,000, according to data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
Residents of Kalinga need water, medicines, and other relief goods
In the summary report issued by the Cagayan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, damage to agriculture is estimated to be worth P6.3 billion
(UPDATED) Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol orders his department to give immediate assistance to farmers and fishermen
(UPDATED) In Laoag City alone, Vice Mayor Michael Fariñas pegs agricultural destruction at P7 million