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
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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
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 Court of Appeals' Special 13th Division junks the Marcoses' bid to keep a Makati court from hearing the petition to enforce the $1.9-billion award given by a US court in 1995
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
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
Do not look for faults in others just because they are your political enemies, Senator and boxing champ Manny Pacquiao suggests amid the Ombudsman's investigation of the PNP chief
'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
'Many were bothered and offended by it. As we all rightly should,' says the Vice President a day after President Duterte teased her about her short skirts
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
The new guidelines will help facilitate the speedier release of emergency shelter assistance to disaster victims
Nearly 3 years ago since Super Typhoon Yolanda, only 12% of the 205,000 needed housing for victims have been completed
Donations from the United Nations, European Union, and the United States in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda reached $231,587,655 (P11.19 billion) or 26.77% of the total foreign aid received by the Philippines
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
An evaluation of Unicef's Unconditional Cash Transfer Program for Yolanda Victims
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.'
Aside from using tuba as a medium, Yolanda survivor and artist Dante Enage uses his art to raise awareness on relevant issues in society
Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says anomalies, if any, 'will be dealt with appropriately'
The camp of ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez says: 'Kung tutuusin kaya nga kami nasita eh kasi ibinigay po namin ang nararapat lang talaga na para sa kanila'