tent city - updates

Rappler's latest stories on tent city


Remember the Marawi evacuees who tied the knot? They're pregnant!

May 26, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Jomar Saumay and wife Norinsha are among 40 Marawi families who continue to live in tents in Pantar town a year after the siege. They are making plans to find a better home after the baby comes out in June.

PREGNANT! Marawi tent dwellers Jomar Saumay and wife Norinsha are 8 months pregnant and expecting in June. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Yolanda a year after: Only 2% of needed houses to be built by Nov 8

Oct 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM

Nearly a year after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan 400 families still live in tents in Tacloban City while hundreds stay in temporary houses Mayor Alfred Romualdez says

Gov't, aid agencies rush to address shelter needs in E. Samar

Dec 13, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Finding land is only part of the problem