Operation Damayan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Operation Damayan


PH, US resume bases access talks after impasse

Dec 04, 2013 - 12:47 PM

The negotiations resume after the US military s impressive response to the Philippines call for help after monster typhoon Yolanda

TALKS RESUME: Philippines and US panels resume negotiations to allow increased rotational presence of American troops in the Philippines. DND file photo

Operation Damayan and a forward-looking PH-US Alliance

Dec 02, 2013 - 10:01 AM

The scale of the response effort by the US and its allies directly counters the narrative of a budget constrained US unable to uphold its commitments in the Asia Pacific

FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. U.S. Marine Capt. Joseph White (L) and Philippine army Pfc. Vic D. Victorlano (R) carry USAID relief supplies from an MV-22 Osprey in Basey, Samar, Philippines, Nov. 18, 2013. Photo by the US Department of Defense/US Marine Corps Capt. Caleb Eames

US to deploy 1,000 more Marines to storm-ravaged Philippines

Nov 15, 2013 - 12:14 PM

Two ships will bring heavy engineering equipment and the Marines to support Philippine relief operations

MORE HELP. The USS Ashland (LSD-48) and an LCAC landing hovercraft. The Ashland is one of two ships bringing personnel and equipment to aid the Philippines next week. AFP PHOTO / KIM DOO-HO