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 complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone
All the 56 barangay captains and department heads of Laoang town participate in the training conducted by MovePH
For remote communities in Batanes, weathering typhoons is nothing new, but climate change threatens to uproot their homes and destroy their livelihoods. Watch this 360 video on how communities in Itbayat are facing their new normal.
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
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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
This is in compliance with the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act
Duterte cracks a joke about Typhoon Yolanda in front of survivors, 'Lord sana ‘yung mga pangit lang ang namatay na. Ang magaganda huwag sana.'
'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
The Department of Education says it can use the fund to fast-track the repair of damaged schools
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)
Social welfare officials say feedback from the public will help the department improve its services
The losing vice presidential candidate and his cousin, who also lost a senatorial bid in May 2016, bring help to typhoon victims in some Bicol areas
Vice President Leni Robredo clarifies that she was not referring to the whole Bicol region but only some localities in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)
The Palace says the Vice President's criticisms suggest a 'cynical political mindset willing to capitalize on disaster'
From Auring to Zoraida, here's a look at the Philippines' names for tropical cyclones this year
Investigators hope to finish the M/V Starlite Atlantic probe after a week
'Actually nasa bakasyon ako pero hindi rin ako makapag-concentrate. Iyong inaasikaso ko iyong relief operations dito,' Vice President Leni Robredo says
The Humanitarian Response Consortium (HRC) installs a water bladder and distributes Aqua tablets in typhoon-hit community to improve water safety in typhoon-hit communities
Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo also calls on the public to report irregularities in the distribution of relief goods
China is ready to provide emergency assistance, Chinese President Xi Jinping assures President Rodrigo Duterte
The DSWD also says aid amounting to P158 million has been given to families affected by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)
The humanitarian organization deploys 10 trucks containing tool kits and relief goods to typhoon-hit provinces
The typhoon inflicted casualties, damage to agriculture and infrastructure, and left many people in Oriental Mindoro still without electricity as they welcome the new year
DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo visits typhoon-stricken areas to check on response efforts. Of the total assistance, P90 million comes from DSWD while P2.5 million comes from LGUs.
The awardees are DOST Executive Director Dr Mahar Lagmay, and geologists Peter Khallil Figueroa Ferrer and Carmille Marie Escape
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At least 118 schools in Bicol, Mimaropa, and Calabarzon regions are being used as evacuation centers for about 4,050 families affected by Typhoon Nina
The President says he will spend the last days of 2016 coordinating rehabilitation efforts for areas affected by Typhoon Nina
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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
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State weather bureau PAGASA says Nina (Nock-ten) left PAR at 11:40 pm on Tuesday, December 27
The President also asks victims of the typhoon to give the government time 'to get things done'
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There are no more areas under tropical cyclone warning signals as Nina (Nock-ten) continues to move away from the country
However, 19 crew members of M/V Starlite Atlantic remain missing
The telco also sets up charging stations in some of these locations in south Luzon
(UPDATED) Nina (Nock-ten) could exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility as early as Tuesday night, December 27
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Thousands remain in evacuation centers as Typhoon Nina continues to move away from the Philippines