Rappler's latest stories on Yolanda
'The goal shall always be zero casualty,' Interagency Task Force Yolanda Chair and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles told participants of the DRRM conference
'Our ability to withstand adversity should not preclude us from demanding accountability,' says Alanah Torralba, the head of a German foundation's climate justice projects in the Philippines and Indonesia
It was a slow and painful healing process, but we would not have it any other way
These families, from the villages of Pinamitinan and Malobago in the municipality of Marabut, Samar, are still in makeshift shelters in 'no-build zones'
'While it is imperative to remain steadfast in holding government officials accountable, it is equally important to demand justice from those who brought about the climate emergency the entire world is facing today'
Here's a running list of activities you can join to commemorate the 6th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda
The bill would declare a special non-working holiday in Eastern Visayas, which was destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013
‘I wish Mama were here to tell me that everything’s going to be okay,’ says Nathalia, who was 4 years old when her mother and 3 sisters died during Super Typhoon Yolanda
Senator Richard Gordon urges suspended Bureau of Corrections officer Veronica Buño to cooperate with the Senate probe into the GCTA for sale scheme
Coming from the province that was severely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, Andales shares how her experience fueled her passion for research and science communication
The Sandiganbayan says law enforcers should explain the non-arrest of 4 people implicated in the P4.1-billion plunder case of former president Joseph Estrada
I realized that sometimes, you just have to go beyond the borders of your personal plans and let the world take you for a ride with its far-reaching wings
Palo town Mayor Remedios Petilla credits ex-DILG chief Mar Roxas for helping her town rebuild after Super Typhoon Yolanda
The case is among the many examples of cases being filed before the High Court by individuals not directly affected by a government policy, but use the doctrine of transcendental importance
Under the NHA Permanent Resettlement Program for Calamity Victims, beneficiaries will be provided with developed lots and decent shelters at no cost
The temporary shelters for typhoon Yolanda victims are divided into 12 units making it cheaper than the shelter for the displaced Marawi residents
The Notice of Disallowance is on appeal, says current Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Gonzales
Five years after Super Typhoon Yolanda, we can see stories of recovery through the lens of survivors
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
To remember Yolanda with environmental hazards like sky lanterns is 'an act of mindlessness towards nature,' say the Eco Warriors
In Tacloban, the worst-hit city, residents paint gravestones, lay flowers, and light candles at a cemetery in memory of the typhoon dead
Some may have forgotten the monstrous Yolanda, the failure of the government, and the unscrupulous corruption of public officials. But we have not.
On the 5th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda, we remember the countless people whose lives were changed forever
Almost half of the 205,128 permanent housing units needed in Yolanda-stricken areas have been built, says Malacañang
For those who survived the storm, the intervening years have been filled with painful steps forward, but also, a determination to not give up despite overwhelming challenges
The embedded video is a news report on the United Nations on the slow release of funds to rebuild homes post-Yolanda
President Rodrigo Duterte also asks House leaders to allocate funds in the 2019 budget for the housing projects for military, police, and Yolanda victims
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol plans to ask Congress for additional funds to rehabilitate Typhoon Ompong-hit areas
State auditors question the lack of manpower, splitting of contracts, and extension of contacts which lead to the delayed completion of projects under the Yolanda Permanent Housing Program
The Philippines' weather bureau also explains why the United States' Joint Typhoon Warning Center classifies Gardo (Maria) as a super typhoon
In the 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, two candidates use their creativity to overcome their lack of campaign funds
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will begin issuing violation and eviction notices to erring establishments next month
Yolanda survivor Joana Sustento says the arrival of Rainbow Warrior to her city will give Yolanda survivors a chance to share their stories to the world and help in the fight against climate change
'The message of the Rainbow Warrior's visit here in the Philippines is to highlight the issue of climate justice,' says Naderev Saño, executive director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia
The VACC, VPCI, and physician Francisco Cruz claim that the accused government officials 'anomalously' funded the immunization program and favored Sanofi to procure the vaccine
'The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for press freedom,' says Yolanda Ong's lawyer Jose Manuel Diokno
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says he will order a review of the contracts entered into by the previous administration
Tropical storm Vinta kills at least 200. It's an unusually high number that has not been seen since the calamitous Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), when the government doubled down on disaster preparedness.
This speech, delivered in November at the 2017 World Bosai Forum in Japan, is made timely by the rising death toll from Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
The town of Pilar is striving to protect its natural ecosystems – from the forests in the uplands to the coral reefs in the sea – as a way of shielding the vulnerable coastal community from the impact of climate change.
Environmental planners discuss what went wrong in the post-Yolanda rehabilitation which can be avoided in the rebuilding of war-torn Marawi City
Experts may have the noblest intention of helping Marawi. But without listening to its people – in particular the poor – they inflict technocratic violence.
'Baka naman puwedeng maalala rin ang nagawa naming tama,' says the former president
Four years since Super Typhoon Yolanda barreled through Eastern Visayas, survivors continue to tell tales of their survival, share the lessons they have learned, and remember those who have perished
On the 4th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), survivors remember what they went through and how it changed them
We go back to basics and ask ourselves, 'Will the public understand what I'm writing?' or 'Will this piece avert deaths?'
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.
The government says it continues to learn lessons from the tragedy as it works to fast-track rehabilitation of Yolanda-affected areas
The non-working holiday is to allow Tacloban residents to commemorate Super Typhoon Yolanda after 4 years
A book that honors Filipino aid workers who pioneered technological innovations in disaster response in the aftermath of Yolanda will be launched on November 9 at De La Salle University