Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)


Last 7 Yolanda-hit SUCs still waiting for funding

Sep 11, 2014 - 1:45 PM

A total of P826 5 million has already been released to 28 state universities and colleges

DAMAGED. The gate of Eastern Samar State University survives. Photo by BJ Geronimo

New homes for families ravaged by Typhoon Pablo

Feb 10, 2014 - 2:41 PM

DSWD builds 1 929 permanent houses for families who survived Typhoon Pablo Bopha

FINALLY. Families who lost their homes to Typhoon Pablo in 2012 will finally receive new homes from DSWD in 2014. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Pablo survivor group's leader shot dead in ComVal

Jan 03, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Marcelo Monterona 41 is a member of a group that led protests calling for prompt rehabilitation services and reparation from a big mining corp

Screenshot from Google Maps

Palace denies 'canceling' Aquino's Davao Oriental trip

Dec 08, 2013 - 7:23 PM

In the first place the Palace says the President had no scheduled trip to the province

P1-B rehab fund for infra damaged by Pablo

Dec 05, 2013 - 6:04 PM

The budget will be spent for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of bridges damaged by Typhoon Pablo Bopha last year

RAVAGED. A man carries construction supplies across a road in the middle of Cateel, Davao Oriental, in the aftermath of typhoon Pablo (Bopha), December 10, 2012. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Davao Oriental wants to inspire Yolanda survivors

Dec 05, 2013 - 10:39 AM

The experiences of the people of Davao Oriental would hopefully inspire those affected by Typhoon Yolanda to remain courageous in rebuilding their lives

MOMENT OF SILENCE. Residents of Cateel, Davao Oriental observe a moment of silence on the first anniversary of Super Typhoon Pablo (Bopha), 4 December 2013. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

Haiyan exposes military’s vulnerabilities

Nov 19, 2013 - 9:25 AM

On the ground while local government officials are supposed to be the first responders in many cases and in reality it is the military that fills in the gaps

Social Good Summit: A hero in us all

Sep 23, 2013 - 4:27 PM

1st Lt Alex Deazeta is a hero but he challenges the audience of the PH Social Good Summit to all be heroes

Police files charges vs ComVal barricade leaders

Jan 30, 2013 - 8:48 AM

Eight persons were pressed with public disorder charges for leading more than 5 000 angry residents in the roadblock protesting the alleged poor government relief services

Pablo victims need more help - UN

Jan 25, 2013 - 4:01 PM

The UN launches an appeal for more international aid to help victims of Typhoon Pablo in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental

DESPERATE FOR AID. Victims of devastating Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) jostle for position as they beg for relief food being distributed by members of a private company in New Bataan in Compostela Valley province on December 9, 2012, five days after the storm hit the southern Philippines. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Delaying polls in Pablo-hit areas may affect Senate vote

Dec 26, 2012 - 9:42 PM

Provinces devastated by the super typhoon have 2 13 million voters They can determine who land the last few slots in the so called Magic 12

'No Christmas' for typhoon victims

Dec 23, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Survivors of a typhoon that ravaged the southern Philippines will bypass Christmas this year as they hole up in evacuation centers and continue to bury their dead officials say

PNP donates P7.4-M to Pablo victims

Dec 16, 2012 - 3:50 PM

The PNP scrapped its holiday celebrations and order its members to donate to the victims of the typhoon

UN asks for $65-M to help typhoon victims

Dec 10, 2012 - 6:12 PM

On the other hand Australia provides 70 of the P737 M foreign aid pledged to help the victims of Typhoon Pablo

TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION. Residents try to clear a fallen tree from a road in Tagum, Davao del Norte. Photo by Patricia Evangelista

Social media wRap: #PabloPH's wrath, #RoyalBaby, #PacquiaoKO

Dec 09, 2012 - 9:40 PM

This week s social media wRap takes on a more somber note as we list down the images and tweets that made us remember how fragile life can be

Killer typhoon returns to Philippines

Dec 08, 2012 - 6:44 PM

This time Typhoon Pablo is expected to hit the northern tip of the main island of Luzon

PABLO RETURNS. MTSAT enhanced IR satellite image as of 5:30 p.m., 08 December 2012. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Desperate typhoon victims await aid

Dec 08, 2012 - 2:36 PM

4 days after Pablo struck Mindanao officials struggle to bring in food and relief through almost impassable roads

TRAGEDY IN MINDANAO. A resident searches for missing relatives amongst the debris, swept away by flash floods at the height Typhoon Bopha in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province on December 7, 2012. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

'Pablo' survivors loot shops

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:31 AM

The food distribution took so long that citizens broke into any building left standing in search of something to eat

ANOTHER 'PABLO' TRAGEDY. Google Maps image of Cateel, Davao Oriental

Help! 12 things 'Pablo' survivors need

Dec 07, 2012 - 8:03 AM

There is urgent for food tents bottled water thermos plastic crates and other basic supplies in Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley

SURVIVORS IN NEED. The authorities are asking for help to deliver supplies to the survivors in Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley. Photo from Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division's official Facebook page

Aquino to mayors: Don’t use 'Pablo' to campaign

Dec 05, 2012 - 6:39 PM

We call this duty People s lives are at stake

President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech at the general assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP). Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau