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Typhoon victims get aid from NV PLGU

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Oct. 3(PIA) - The provincial government recently handed financial assistance to the relatives of typhoon 'Ompong' victims here.Vicente Aliaga, a villager from baran.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsOct 3rd, 2018

Better a good neighbor than a distant cousin?

On the eve of his state visit to the Philippines last November, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote that the two countries’ relations “have now seen a rainbow after the rain,” adding upon his arrival that friendship is “the only right choice.” He came bearing gifts for the people, from rice for typhoon victims to promises of scholarship awards, work permits for English teachers and more imports from the Philippines. At the end of the highly publicized visit, observers could only wonder, is there really a pot of gold for the Philippines at the end of the rainbow?.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Catriona Gray appeals for help for Bicol typhoon victims

Catriona Gray appeals for help for Bicol typhoon victims.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Typhoon-affected areas get price freeze

After municipalities in the province of Oriental Mindoro were put under state of calamity following the onslaught of typhoon “Usman,” the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) provincial office issued price freeze bulletins to prevent consumers from potential price abuses. As a measure to protect its inhabitants and provide relief to typhoon victims, the Sangguniang […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

3 bodies found in Masbate town

DIMASALANG, Masbate --- Three bodies were found along the shoreline of Claveria town in Masbate on Saturday morning. Ismael Esparrago, village councilor of Nonoc, reported the incident to the Claveria Municipal Police Station (MPS) at around 8:45 a.m. The victims were said to have sailed using a small motor banca from Balatan town in Camarines Sur to Alabang Baybay in San Pascual town in Burias Island in Masbate on December 26. They failed to arrive in San Pascual. Police said the deaths could not be considered as typhoon-related as the victims traveled at a time when there was still no gale warning issued by authorities. /ee ...Keep on reading: 3 bodies found in Masbate town.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

Makati to donate P22.75M to areas hit by ‘Ompong’

MANILA, Philippines --- Makati Mayor Abby Binay on Wednesday said the city government would offer P22.75 million worth of financial aid to cities and provinces devastated by Typhoon "Ompong," internationally known as Mangkhut, last September. Binay said the city council passed City Ordinance No. 2018-102 allocating the amount to support the rehabilitation programs of the areas affected by the typhoon. "We would like to help out fellow local government units with their efforts to recover from the severe damage inflicted by Ompong. We hope our donations can somehow alleviate the plight of the victims," Binay said. Under the ordinance, P8.25 million was earmarked for selected p...Keep on reading: Makati to donate P22.75M to areas hit by ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

MISLEADING: P800,000 Yolanda vs P200,000 Marawi shelters

Claim: Each of the temporary bunkhouses for typhoon Yolanda victims cost P800,000 as opposed to the temporary shelters for Marawi residents which cost P200,000. The state-run People’s Television Network (PTV) made the claim in their October 20, 2017 report comparing the two housing projects as reported by Erwin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

‘Win-win partners’

Let’s see… the Chinese will be buying more coconuts and frozen fruits from the Philippines, providing more support for infrastructure projects, and donating 10,000 tons of rice to victims of Typhoon Ompong. What’s not to like in these deals?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Estehanons Offer Prayers, Flowers for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

More than a thousand Estehanons (residents of Eastern Samar) remembered their loved ones who died when Typhoon Yolanda struck on Nov. 8, 2013. Five years later, in the evening of Nov. 8 this year, Estehanons lit some 2,000 candles through a candlelight memorial and offered prayers and flowers to some 700 victims of Typhoon Yolanda […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

SSS accepts calamity loan applications of Ompong victims in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Nov 9 (PIA) -- Social Security System (SSS) Tarlac Branch continues to accept calamity loan application of members and pensioners that were affected by typhoon "Ompong."Tarlac B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

SSS accepts calamity loan applications of Ompong victims in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Nov 9 (PIA) -- Social Security System (SSS) Tarlac Branch continues to accept calamity loan application of members and pensioners that were affected by typhoon "Ompong."Tarlac B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Five years after ‘Yolanda,’ Leyte residents remember their loved ones

TACLOBAN CITY --- It takes a lot of strength to bury 11 family members in a single burial ground. But Dr. Clara Rose Brit had to endure the unimaginable. Eleven relatives including her mother, two siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews joined 21 victims of supertyphoon "Yolanda" in the same hollow grounds measuring 12x10 meters inside the family compound in Barangay Salvacion, Palo town, Leyte. The 21 others buried in the same plot were either their neighbors or people swept away to their place by the strongest typhoon to hit inland on Nov. 8, 2013. Every year, it has become a family tradition for the remaining family members to offer a Mass every 8th of November to remember ...Keep on reading: Five years after ‘Yolanda,’ Leyte residents remember their loved ones.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Yolanda victims not a priority for gov t, says group | News

People Surge, an alliance of disaster survivors from Eastern Visayas, believes the government was not giving much priority in helping victims who survived the wrath of Super Typhoon Yolanda five years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Lacson rues ‘very little budget support’ for Yolanda victims

On the fifth anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda, Senator Panfilo Lacson reiterated his frustration over the lack of government funds to finance projects that would help affected residents recover. Source link link: Lacson rues ‘very little budget support’ for Yolanda victims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Ompong victims says no assistance yet from Baguio City government

Victims of typhoon Ompong in Baguio City whose houses were destroyed complain of not receiving any assistance......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

GSIS allots P11-B loan for typhoon victims

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has allotted P11 billion in emergency loan for its members affected by Typhoon Ompong and Tropical Depression Karding......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

PRRD to visit Rosita victims in Mt. Province

MANILA, Nov. 1 -- President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to visit the victims of Typhoon Rosita in Northern Luzon, particularly landslide-hit areas in Mountain Province, his former top aide said We.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

PRRD to visit Rosita victims in Mt. Province

MANILA, Nov. 1 -- President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to visit the victims of Typhoon Rosita in Northern Luzon, particularly landslide-hit areas in Mountain Province, his former top aide said We.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

PRRD to visit Rosita victims in Mt. Province

MANILA, Nov. 1 — President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to visit the victims of Typhoon Rosita in Northern Luzon, particularly landslide-hit areas in Mountain Province, his former top aide said We Source link link: PRRD to visit Rosita victims in Mt. Province.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018