rehabilitation plans - updates

Rappler's latest stories on rehabilitation plans


Marawi rehab prioritizes clearing of buildings, residents’ return

Oct 17, 2017 - 4:58 PM

Residents will only be allowed to return to parts of Marawi that have been cleared of bombs and booby traps left by terrorists

Marawi battle area, Rappler photo

DENR asks 22 mining firms to explain incomplete deposits to rehab fund

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Environment Undersecretary Maria Paz Luna says the mining companies were issued show cause orders on February 14 for violating the Philippine Mining Act of 1995

TRANSPARENCY. The environment department presents to media the voluminous documents related to the mining audit. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Why the delays in Bohol, Yolanda areas rehab?

Oct 20, 2014 - 5:15 PM

President Aquino says he wants a timeline for the projects identified in the rehabilitation plan and his administration s ‘bottom up budgeting’ takes time

RETURN TO LEYTE. President Benigno S. Aquino III at the 70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing at the MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park in Palo, Leyte on Monday, October 20, 2014. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Lacson seeks powers to probe Yolanda rehab corruption

Aug 08, 2014 - 6:39 PM

After thinking of resigning Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson requests his legal team to craft for the President an order that will define and clarify his role in rehabilitation efforts

OVERSIGHT FUNCTION. Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson joins a raid July 9, 2014, on a warehouse in General Trias, Cavite, that is allegedly involved in building substandard houses for Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors in Tacloban City. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Lacson mulls quitting after Yolanda rehab plan

Aug 04, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson says he and his staff after all can t implement the P170 7 billion Yolanda rehabilitation plan they prepared

 'MAIN TASK.' Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson (right) says his 'main task' – to submit a rehabilitation plan to President Benigno Aquino III (left) – is over. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Yolanda rehab plan: Gov't to relocate 940,000 survivors

Aug 02, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The government also plans to assist a million homeowners whose houses got damaged due to Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

Philippines finalizes P171-B Yolanda rehab plan

Aug 01, 2014 - 11:31 AM

UPDATED A bulk of the 8 000 page rehabilitation plan is virtually approved by the President Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson tells Rappler

SONA Fact Check: Half-truths about Yolanda

Jul 30, 2014 - 9:11 PM

In his State of the Nation Address the President omits key details and paints Yolanda hit areas in a rosy state

STILL WAITING. Yolanda survivors count on the government for help even as rehabilitation efforts suffer from too much bureaucracy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

After Yolanda: State of Barangay 88

Jul 29, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Some residents of a community in Tacloban feel abandoned despite the deluge of international assistance and funding

Before SONA, Aquino OKs Yolanda rehab plans for Tacloban, 5 others

Jul 28, 2014 - 12:58 PM

Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson says his office will submit to the President the P169 7 billion master rehabilitation plan by August 1

EVACUATING AGAIN. Hundreds of Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors, who still live in tents, return to the Tacloban Astrodome as Glenda (Rammasun) is set to affect Tacloban City. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Recovering Vitarich eyes rehab exit by Sept

Jul 07, 2014 - 5:03 PM

The agribusiness firm is looking for strategic partners to help it steer back to growth

Vitarich recovers from debt, increases stock ahead of rehab plan

Jul 04, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The poultry and feeds producer now petitions to exit the court assisted rehabilitation plan 8 years early of the May 31 2022 deadline

First-timers handled Yolanda assessment

May 15, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Lacking permanence the government needs to train new people again for every disaster

REBUILDING. A Yolanda survivor begins fixing his home, just weeks after the typhoon hit Eastern Visayas. File photo by Jake Verzosa

Aquino: Yolanda rehab tab P100B, not P300B

May 02, 2014 - 6:20 PM

President Aquino says that with the lower rehabilitation price tag work can be finished earlier

'Kickbacks on Haiyan bunkhouses at 30%'

Jan 06, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Since mid December rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson has been quietly investigating the alleged overpricing of bunkhouses as allegedly demanded by a local politician

Aquino signs P14.6-B supplemental budget

Jan 02, 2014 - 3:25 PM

The supplemental budget will be used for rehabilitation programs for areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan as well as previous disasters and calamities including typhoons Labuyo Odette Pablo Sendong Santi Vinta and Yolanda; the earthquake in Bohol and Cebu; and the Zamboanga City siege

CALAMITY FUND. The House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 3, approved the P14.6 supplemental budget. Photo by Rappler

What Aquino wants from each agency for Yolanda rehab plan

Nov 28, 2013 - 8:17 PM

The President and his Cabinet will regroup on Friday November 29 to iron out details of the Yolanda Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan

DIRECTIVES. President Benigno Aquino III gives specific orders to his Cabinet members during a meeting on the Yolanda Rehabilitation Plan. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino wants 'specific details' on Yolanda rehab plan

Nov 27, 2013 - 5:33 PM

The President also wants the Cabinet to propose immediate actions that the government can take while the rehabilitation plan is being refined

MEETING OVER YOLANDA. President Benigno Aquino III holds a Cabinet meeting on the government's recovery and rehabilitation plan after Super Typhoon Yolanda. Malacañang Photo Bureau