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IN NUMBERS: Cagayan Valley a year after Super Typhoon Lawin

Oct 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

One year after the typhoon, the main question is how far has the government performed for the rehabilitation and recovery of the victims

NOT YET REPAIRED. A mother and her son cross a floating bridge in Barangay Cabasan in Peñablanca, Cagayan. The bridge was destroyed by Super Typhoon Lawin in 2016 and has yet to be rehabilitated. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

The Philippines’ top 10 Twitter hashtags in the last 10 years

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM

From love teams to current events these are the hashtags that connected Filipinos online in the past decade

Senate donates P28M to typhoon-hit Cagayan

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The donation according to the provincial public information officer was taken from the Senate s savings this year

Photo c/o Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Power restored in 94% of Lawin-hit areas

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:03 AM

The National Electrification Administration says the rehabilitation of road networks is necessary for faster rehabilitation of energy distribution facilities

Power restoration in Cagayan. Image courtesy One Meralco Foundation

Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

Nov 06, 2016 - 11:20 PM

Super Typhoon Lawin Haima left P5 7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2 8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

Super Typhoon Lawin leaves P4.7B agri damage in Isabela

Nov 05, 2016 - 3:40 PM

Rice crops suffered the most with recorded P2 7 billion worth of damage according to latest information from the Provincial Agricultural Office

Young residents dry corn kernels, soaked at the height of typhoon Lawin (Haima), along a highway in Tumauini, Isabela, October 21, 2016. Ted Aljibe/AFP

#LawinPH: Being prepared saved lives

Nov 01, 2016 - 7:35 AM

The change of behavior in terms of disaster preparedness has saved a lot of lives and caused less destruction says Plan International County Director Dennis O’Brien

DISASTER PROOF. Residents of Baggao, Cagayan return to their farms after Super Typhoon Lawin hit in October 2016. Photo courtesy of Plan International

WATCH: Giving birth during Super Typhoon Lawin

Oct 27, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Help could not get to a woman about to give birth in Isabela A mobile phone call became her lifeline

Bayanihan spirit alive in Cagayan during, after Lawin

Oct 25, 2016 - 10:00 PM

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima members of some of the hardest hit communities and volunteers are coming together for relief and recovery efforts

Rodrigo Duterte, United States, Twitter | 6PM wRap

Oct 25, 2016 - 9:31 PM

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Telcos to Poe: We only transmit the messages from NDRRMC

Oct 25, 2016 - 4:35 PM

In response to Senator Grace Poe s criticism Globe and Smart say they did send messages to warn customers in Northern Luzon about Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

PH-China relations, drug users vs Duterte, Trump vs Clinton | 12PM wRap

Oct 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM

Watch the noontime edition of Rappler s newscast with Chay Hofileña

Duterte: No strings attached in Lawin aid from China

Oct 25, 2016 - 11:45 AM

It s completely out of benevolence says Duterte about the almost P90 million in aid from China for Super Typhoon Lawin Haima recovery efforts

AID FROM CHINA. President Duterte and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua meet in Malacañang Palace on October 24, 2016. Photo by ALBERT ALCAIN/ Presidential Photo

China gives PH millions after Super Typhoon Lawin

Oct 24, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Clarifying a previous statement the Philippines says it is open to receiving foreign donations for disaster victims as long as donors impose no conditions

CHINESE AID. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua is seen with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in this handout photo on October 24, 2016, as China announces millions in typhoon aid for the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Chinese embassy

Regional officials: Lawin left 15 dead in Cordillera

Oct 24, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Kalinga Apayao and Mountain Province are all under a state of calamity due to Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

AFTERMATH. Some barangays in Pinukpuk, Kalinga became inaccessible due to Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima), according to Kalinga Vice Governor James Edduba. Photo from Edduba's Facebook page

US-PH relations, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine Air Force | 12PM wRap

Oct 24, 2016 - 2:07 PM

Watch the noontime wRap with Maria Ressa

DSWD: PH has enough relief funds, foreign aid not needed now

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Hindi tayo dapat maging pala asa at pala hingi sa mga dayuhang gobyerno kung kaya nating tumindig sa sariling paa says Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

Volunteers repack relief goods in People's Gymnasium Tuguegarao, Cagayan Province. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Duterte visits typhoon-hit Cagayan, Isabela

Oct 23, 2016 - 5:30 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte vows assistance for farmers who lost their crops due to Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

Coping with faith in Lawin's trail

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:45 AM

I write of faith as a storm no less violent because it wracks the soul

Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Kalinga residents appeal for aid: 'Don't forget us'

Oct 22, 2016 - 11:12 PM

Residents of Kalinga need water medicines and other relief goods

ROOFLESS. A heavily damaged home sits vacant in Tabuk, Kalinga. Photo credit: James Edduba

After Lawin, state of calamity declared in Cagayan

Oct 22, 2016 - 6:16 PM

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

DAMAGE. This bridge in Peñablanca, Cagayan is destroyed by Lawin, leaving dozens of villages still isolated. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Caritas Philippines readies P2 million for typhoon Lawin families

Oct 22, 2016 - 4:11 PM

Caritas Manila is ready to distribute relief goods to Tabuk Kalinga and Apayao

MAN VS NATURE. A man surveys the remains of his house after it was destroyed by super typhoon Haima in Cabagan town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Photo credits: Ted Aljibe/AFP

Lawin leaves P10B worth of agri, fisheries damage in 5 regions – Piñol

Oct 22, 2016 - 3:25 PM

UPDATED Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol orders his department to give immediate assistance to farmers and fishermen

DESTRUCTION. Typhoon Lawin destroys crops in Peñablanca town in Cagayan. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

#LawinPH: Road to recovery begins

Oct 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Typhoon Lawin left at least 9 dead and 3 missing with thousands more lives interrupted Now the process of rehabilitation and recovery begins

HARD ROAD AHEAD. A family gathers their belongings along a highway after their house was destroyed by super typhoon Haima, in San Pablo town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Photo credits: Ted Aljibe/AFP

13 barangays in Peñablanca still isolated due to Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Floods destroy two bridges cutting off the barangays and making it difficult to transport relief supplies

Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Isolated Peñablanca town needs housing, relief goods

Oct 22, 2016 - 1:08 PM

Because there is still no power the vice mayor says solar lamps like the ones distributed after Super Typhoon Yolanda will be of big help

DESTROYED. Typhoon Lawin leaves a trail of destruction in Peñablanca, Cagayan. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Kalinga under state of calamity due to Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Provincial authorities say Super Typhoon Lawin Haima left at least 6 people dead in Kalinga while a total of 8 080 persons are affected

WATCH: Tuguegarao evacuees ask for food, clothes after Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:10 AM

At least 20 000 homes are partially destroyed in Cagayan with another 6 900 completely damaged

BSP downplays impact of typhoons on inflation

Oct 21, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The central bank says it has taken measures to avert any sharp increase in the price of basic commodities particularly rice

DOWNPLAYS. The central bank downplays the impact of Super Typhoons Karen and Lawin - which battered Northern Luzon over the past two weeks - on inflation. Rice photo by AFP

Lawin hits 12,000 families in Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino

Oct 21, 2016 - 4:32 PM

In Cagayan and Isabela combined 841 residential houses have been totally damaged with another 3 705 homes partially destroyed

AFTERMATH. Residents in Tuguegarao City check houses destroyed by Typhoon Lawin (Haima), which was a super typhoon when it hit land on Wednesday, October 19. File photo c/o Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Bikers group does rapid damage check in Lawin-affected areas

Oct 21, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Motorcycle riders from the civic RACERS group are conducting rapid damage assessment in areas hit by typhoon Lawin in partnership with the Office of Civil Defense and Rappler s Agos eBayanihan

RAPID ASSESSMENT. A team of 30 private motorcycle riders head to areas hit by Typhoon Lawin to conduct rapid assessment of the road network. Photo from OCD CAR

Cancelled flights: Friday, October 21

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:35 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations in the aftermath of Typhoon Lawin

CANCELLED. Airlines have cancelled flights as Typhoon Lawin bears down on the north. File photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Some Ilocanos go home after Lawin devastation

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:59 PM

Some of the evacuees prefer staying in the centers because electricity has not been fully revived in the whole province

HOME SWEET HOME. Evacuees at Laoag, Ilocos Norte about to ride a coaster to go home after the onslaught of typhoon Lawin on Thursday, October 20. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Lawin kills at least 12 in PH

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:17 PM

UPDATED Lawin International name Haima roars across mountain and farming communities of the northern regions of the main island of Luzon overnight

LAWIN. Children play amongst their destroyed houses after Typhoon Lawin (Haima) hit their homes near San Pablo town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/ AFP

Typhoon Lawin leaves PH Area of Responsibility

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur La Union and Abra remain under signal no 1 however as they are affected by the outer bands of the typhoon

Satellite image as of October 20, 6 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

#WalangPasok: Class and work suspensions, Friday, October 21

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:03 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes and work have been suspended for Friday October 21

#RoadAlert: 34 road sections closed due to Typhoon Lawin

Oct 20, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Clearing operations are ongoing for the affected road sections according to the Department of Public Works and Highways

IMPASSABLE ROADS. Hours before Typhoon Lawin made landfall on Wednesday, October 19, this road in Tuguegarao was already impassable due to swollen Pinacanuan River. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Floods, fallen trees in Ilocos Sur

Oct 20, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The national road in Ilocos Sur leading further north to Vigan City and Ilocos Norte is flooded Fallen trees and other debris also line the road

Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Typhoon Lawin, US embassy dispersal, Duterte in China | 12PM wRap

Oct 20, 2016 - 2:52 PM

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Lawin 'possibly damaged 100% of houses' in Tuguegarao City

Oct 20, 2016 - 1:31 PM

There are no reports yet regarding the situation of towns away from Tuguegarao City since communication lines are still down

IMPASSABLE ROADS. Hours before Typhoon Lawin made landfall on Wednesday, October 19, this road in Tuguegarao was already impassable due to swollen Pinacanuan River. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Typhoon Lawin: Telco services down in parts of Northern Luzon

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:55 AM

UPDATED Globe Telecom and PLDT report voice call and data service disruptions in selected areas in Abra Cagayan Kalinga as well as parts of Ilocos Norte and Apayao

SERVICES DISRUPTION. Background image from PAGASA

Typhoon Lawin: 6 road sections in CAR closed to traffic

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The Department of Public Works and Highways deploys equipment and maintenance crews for ongoing clearing operations

Typhoon Lawin weakens as it starts moving away from PH

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:35 AM

The typhoon is already off the coast of Ilocos Norte as of late Thursday morning October 20

Satellite image as of October 20, 10:30 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Some La Union coastal dwellers stay put as Lawin hits

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Local officials say there are no reports of casualties in the province of La Union as of Thursday morning October 20

Typhoon Lawin: Over 14,000 people in 136 evacuation centers

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:45 AM

According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development Lawin has affected a total of 13 428 families or 61 126 persons in 118 barangays

EVACUATED. More than 700 residents living along the shoreline take refuge in Alcala Gymnasium after pre-emptive evacuation due to Super Typhoon Lawin in Alcala town, Cagayan. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Lawin slightly weakens; some still under signal no. 3

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:05 AM

Typhoon Lawin Haima continues to weaken hours after making landfall in Cagayan but several provinces remain under signal no 3

Tuguegarao mayor: Lawin damaged some evacuation centers

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:25 AM

The strong winds however prevented authorities from immediately responding Mayor Jefferson Soriano tells Rappler

Lawin weakens into typhoon, but still 'destructive'

Oct 20, 2016 - 5:55 AM

Several areas are still under signal numbers 1 to 4 as Typhoon Lawin Haima crosses land

Satellite image as of October 20, 5 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

Super Typhoon Lawin makes landfall in Cagayan

Oct 19, 2016 - 11:46 PM

After making landfall Lawin Haima will cross Ilocos Norte and Apayao

Satellite image as of October 19, 11 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

6 areas under signal no. 5 ahead of Lawin's landfall

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Cagayan Isabela Kalinga Apayao northern Abra and Ilocos Norte are closest to the eye of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

Satellite image as of October 19, 7:30 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA