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Nona, Onyok leave P4.9-B damage in 5 regions

Dec 22, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Disaster management officials say Central Luzon Calabarzon Mimaropa Bicol and Eastern Visayas suffered the most damage from the twin storms

Children use a water basin to cross a flooded street in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on December 18, 2015. Vast swathes of farmlands inundated by Typhoon Koppu in October were flooded again this week by rains from Typhoon Melor and the flooding could worsen or spread to other areas as a second storm in less than a week threatens the country. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / AFP / NOEL CELIS

Aquino declares state of national calamity

Dec 18, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Proclamation No 1186 seeks to hasten the rescue recovery relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government and private sector in areas hardest hit by Typhoon Nona

TYPHOON DAMAGE. Hhildren rest next to damaged houses in the typhoon-hit town of Magallanes, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines, 16 December 2015. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Aquino to visit Leyte, lead operations

Nov 15, 2013 - 6:59 PM

A week since the storm the national government continues to work on getting aid to survivors and retrieving dead bodies

CARE FOR SURVIVORS. President Benigno Aquino III says the government is prioritizing care for survivors of super typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau

Palace aware of slow relief: 'We're moving'

Nov 14, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Overwhelmed by magnitude of devastation the nat l gov t is unable to give a timeline as to when all areas hit by Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan will be reached

ALL AFFECTED. Super Typhoon Yolanda affected even local government officials, making clearing and relief operations all the more difficult. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig

Aquino: 'Nothing can make the Filipino spirit yield'

Nov 13, 2013 - 6:16 PM

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan Yolanda there are many reasons to grieve Over the past few days however the Filipino people have seen many reasons to be grateful as well

CARE FOR SURVIVORS. President Benigno Aquino III says the government is prioritizing care for survivors of super typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau

PNP warns price freeze violators

Nov 12, 2013 - 4:31 PM

The PNP says ensuring the price freeze is followed is crucial in maintaining peace and order in calamity areas

COPS DEPLOYED. Philippine National Police Chief Alan Purisima vows law and order in Tacloban by the end of the day after deploying more than 800 personnel to the Visayas. Photo by PNP

Task: Locate teachers in disaster areas

Nov 12, 2013 - 3:09 PM

Temporary learning spaces will be set up once school officials are accounted for says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

Aquino declares state of nat’l calamity

Nov 11, 2013 - 7:31 PM

The President says on prime time TV that the declaration is meant to hasten the action of the government to rescue provide help and rehabilitate the provinces affected by Yolanda

CARE FOR SURVIVORS. President Benigno Aquino III says the government is prioritizing care for survivors of super typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Malacanang Photo Burea

State of nat'l calamity

Dec 20, 2011 - 12:07 PM

President Aquino made this decision in the wake of Sendong which killed close to 1 000

RELIEF. President Benigno Aquino III provides relief goods to victims of 'Sendong' during his visit to Cagayan de Oro City on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau