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
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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
JC Tayag Builders is accused of constructing substandard houses for survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)
Out of 78,291 houses completed, only 26,256 are occupied; the NHA still needs to build around 119,000 homes to reach its target
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President Duterte also promises those responsible for 'subhuman housing' will be prosecuted, says his spokesman
Victims of natural disasters are vulnerable to trauma, as well as mental problems such as stress disorders, depression and general anxiety
Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan
Former Daanbantayan, Cebu mayor Augusto Corro initially disqualified residents of a 'no-build zone' from receiving financial aid, but it is later found that their area is not considered a danger zone
The House panel will invite former officials of the National Housing Authority to explain what happened in the province of Eastern Samar
A House committee looks into the progress – or lack thereof – of housing projects for Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan survivors
The arrested individuals allegedly hacked into email addresses to direct the deposit of funds into their bank accounts
The task force headed by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr is designed to improve coordination between government agencies implementing Yolanda projects
DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels
Leyte province has had its share of natural disasters over the years
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013 will be turned into a museum in Leyte s capital
More than 100 000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
The military general will oversee Yolanda recovery efforts the community based war on drugs and the campaign for federalism among local governments
M V Amazing Grace can complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations says President Rodrigo Duterte
Barangays Margen and Don Carlos Revilla in Ormoc City are the latest recipients of new classrooms built under this year s PH US military exercises
The school building which doubles as an evacuation center is among the community infrastructure projects being undertaken by Philippine and US soldiers in line with the 33rd Balikatan
Local officials with the help of non governmental organizations turn Marabut town s biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster
Break Free 2017 a series of peaceful community mobilizations across the Philippines contributing to global actions against fossil fuels culminate in Yolanda hit Leyte
Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster
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