The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone
Escudero says he and Poe will continue the administration's CCT program but offer livelihood to beneficiaries and unconditional assistance to typhoon victims
Felicity Lumongsod has experienced typhoons her entire life. But this typhoon season, she's more prepared to face disasters
Disaster preparedness efforts of the Aquino administration have improved since Super Typhoon Yolanda and the Visayas earthquake. But efforts to rehabilitate disaster-hit areas remain wanting.
As the country prepares for Typhon Chedeng, learn how a coastal town in Samar successfully weathered Typhoon Ruby by capitalizing on organized response as well as timely, specific and localized early warning information
Is your LGU preparing for disasters even before they strike? Share your stories and help save lives.
Having lived in one of the most disaster-prone regions in the country, every storm pushes them deeper into the mire of poverty
What does the new year hold in store for the residents of Daram in Samar?
This includes a Cash for Work program and housing assistance
The President also asks Filipinos to pray for victims of Typhoon Ruby and mentions the upcoming visit of Pope Francis
'Understand that climate change is not a future threat to be negotiated but a clear and present danger that requires urgent action now'
'It is an injustice that the Philippines is repeatedly paying the price of climate change. It’s an injustice that must ultimately end with climate justice.'
PRESS RELEASE: Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell says the assistance includes health and dignity kits, as well as family survival kits for affected families in Visayas and Southern Luzon
Project Agos volunteers selflessly give their time and energy to help others during Typhoon Ruby
Most affected by Ruby were cultivation areas in the provinces of Oriental Mindoro, Camarines Sur, Masbate, Sorsogon, Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Bohol, and Cebu
Watch how these Leyte villagers survived Typhoon Ruby
President Benigno Aquino III plans to pursue his climate change advocacy in South Korea, and further strengthen bilateral cooperation with the major economy
(UPDATED) Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II reports that the situation in worst-hit Eastern Samar has already 'stabilized'
According to PAGASA, as of 10pm, the center of Ruby is located 320 km North Northeast of Pagasa Island, Palawan
Senator Poe says she’s open to running for higher office in 2016. At least 390,000 people need food and temporary shelter after typhoon Hagupit. The military blames breakaway group BIFF for the deadly bombing in the southern Philippines - a claim the group denies.
'Volunteers feel like they are part of this community. We are living here, we are working here. We have to help this community.'
(UPDATED) Military cargo planes will make 8 deliveries to worst-hit Samar province, while 2 Red Cross convoys will deliver thousands of food packs, water purifiers, blankets, and hygiene kits
Maybe now, more Filipinos and media can be a bit more supportive and have a little more faith in PAGASA's expertise
List of provinces, cities, and municipalities under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit)
Rappler talks to Fr. Jett Villarin on Typhoon Ruby, and the UN climate change talks in Lima
Greenpeace makes a solidarity visit to Dolores town in Eastern Samar, where Typhoon Ruby first made landfall in the Philippines
‘These comments reflect more on the people making the comments and reflect more on the people propagating the comments than it does me,’ says the DILG chief
(UPDATED) The President changes his mind and decides to again push through with his trip to the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) 25th Anniversary Summit
Volunteers at the DSWD national resource operation center work round-the-clock to help those affected by Ruby
The DILG chief, who flew to Borongan ahead of Ruby’s landfall, confirms the death toll in the hardest-hit province of Eastern Samar
Online volunteers from all over the world help crowdsource information on typhoon damage and other critical needs
Impassable roads hamper the delivery of relief goods in Eastern Visayas, but government's the National Frontline Team says the area is 'past the emergency phase'
'We have been telling this story since the Indian Ocean tsunami 10 years ago that nations and communities have the power to reduce their losses if they are well-organized,' says UNISDR Chief Margareta Wahlström
President Benigno Aquino III continues to receive updates on Typhoon Ruby even as he is feeling under the weather, says Malacañang
The Zamboanga-based US JSOTF-P conducted aerial survey of the coastlines of Marabut in Samar towards Lawaan, Borongan, and Dolores towns in Eastern Samar – all the way up to the coastlines of Northern Samar and Southern Luzon
The bureau says it is monitoring another potential storm far out in the Pacific Ocean, at a distance of 2,000 km east of Mindanao
The list is based on the NDRRMC Situation Report as of 6am Tuesday, December 9
Globe and Smart services are still down in some parts of Leyte and Eastern Samar, making a full assessment of the ground situation difficult
'For the first few months back here, I did not want to be alone. I was always scared and afraid that someone would die'
Preemptive and forced evacuations done by a number of local governments lead to zero casualty, a far cry from the numbers when Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the same corridor in 2013
This comes a day after the PSE suspended trading due to Ruby (Hagupit)
Tropical Depression Ruby is carrying maximum winds of 60 km/h and is forecast to move west at 13 km/h
A total of 8,111 hectares of farmlands are destroyed, with Camarines Sur and Albay incurring the most damage
(UPDATED) The storm is seen to be out of the Luzon landmass by early Tuesday morning, and out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Wednesday evening.
It's definitely larger and wider than the evacuation conducted before Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) killed thousands and flattened villages last year
How does Manila prepare for typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit)?
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines resumes most flights on Tuesday, December 9, after cancellations that affected around 13,000 passengers
Lack of insurance protection is one of the reasons some Filipinos are hesitant to evacuate when natural disaster strikes