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What Yolanda-hit areas look like 5 years after

What Yolanda-hit areas look like 5 years after.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesNov 8th, 2018

Gov’t must renew rehab of areas hit by Supertyphoon Yolanda – Gatchalian

Five years after Supertyphoon Yolanda battered Central Visayas, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian called on the government to "renew" its efforts in the rehabilitation of the provinces affected by the disaster.   The senatoron Thursdayalso said that he was with the entire Filipino nation "in honoring the memory of the thousands of people who lost their lives to that tragedy."   "The government must renew its commitment to investing in the continuing rehabilitation and inclusive development of the provinces which bore the brunt of Yolanda's fury," he said in a statement.   "We must ensure that the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda will never be left behind," he ad...Keep on reading: Gov’t must renew rehab of areas hit by Supertyphoon Yolanda – Gatchalian.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

What Yolanda-hit areas look like 5 years after

What Yolanda-hit areas look like 5 years after.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

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Many of the areas battered by Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai Tak) last weekend were the same areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) four years ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Disaster Survivors Conference launched

The Conference sought to gather updated information on the local situation of disaster survivors four years after the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda in an effort to produce a region-wide Situationer on areas concerning poverty, food security and human rights in the region......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Yolanda rehab continues

FOUR YEARS have passed since super typhoon “Yolanda” ravaged Iloilo but some rehabilitation efforts are still in the works. For one, the resettlement area implemented by the National Housing Authority (NHA) in selected areas in Northern Iloilo has yet to start. Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said NHA is still in the process of completing the […] The post Yolanda rehab continues appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

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

Abad: Lacson’s claim on ‘Yolanda’ rehab funds not true

Former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad on Friday took exception to Sen. Panfilo Lacson's comments criticizing the Aquino administration's lack of funding support for projects to rehabilitate areas destroyed by Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) in 2013.   Abad said it was not true, as Lacson claimed, that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) under his leadership gave "very little budget support" for Yolanda survivors in Eastern Visayas.   "While it may be true that Yolanda rehabilitation and reconstruction wasn't as fast as we would have liked it to be, I wish to point out that the slowdown was not due to lack of funds," he said in a No...Keep on reading: Abad: Lacson’s claim on ‘Yolanda’ rehab funds not true.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Ilongos ‘emerged better’ five years after Yolanda

By: Gail T. Momblan ILONGGOS are more resilient after Super Typhoon Yolanda struck in 2013. “Five years ago, we were devastated but Ilonggos are very resilient,” Iloilo Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said. Banias said Iloilo has “recovered quite well” from infrastructure and livelihood damages left by the typhoon. But post-Yolanda restoration and rehabilitation continues. The Department […] The post Ilongos ‘emerged better’ five years after Yolanda appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Senators call for reflection, stronger disaster resilience 5 years after ‘Yolanda’

On the fifth anniversary of the catastrophic super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), lawmakers reminded Filipinos to reflect on the lessons left by the country’s worst storm on record......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Five years later: How ‘Yolanda’-hit areas look now

The country commemorates the fifth anniversary of the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” (International name: Haiyan) on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

2 years after Duterte’s order to give them homes, Yolanda victims remain in danger zones

Thousands of families remain living near the deadly sea in Tacloban despite an order from President Rodrigo Duterte two years ago to speed up the construction of housing units for them. Source link link: 2 years after Duterte’s order to give them homes, Yolanda victims remain in danger zones.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 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

Philippines marks 5 years since Super Typhoon Yolanda

TACLOBAN, Philippines – Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan recalled their terror and loss while gathered Thursday, November 8, at a mass grave for thousands killed 5 years ago in the country's worst storm on record . Then the strongest storm to ever hit land, Yolanda left 6,300 people dead and 1,062 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

5 years after Yolanda, 23% of houses for survivors occupied - Rappler

5 years after Yolanda, 23% of houses for survivors occupied - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Go to government agencies: Speed up Yolanda rehab

Former special assistant to the president Christopher “Bong” Go yesterday reiterated President Duterte’s order to all government agencies involved in the Yolanda recovery and rehabilitation programs to bring more developments fast to the areas devastated by the strongest typhoon to hit the country on record. Source link link: Go to government agencies: Speed up Yolanda rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

5 years after ‘Yolanda,’ survivors still waiting for relocation houses

  (First of three parts)   TACLOBAN CITY --- Imelda Tacalan is angry.   She and her family have yet to be relocated to a new home promised by the government after they lost their house to Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) on this day in 2013.   But what she finds more revolting is that the government wants them to move into a house that has been built with material so flimsy that a slight punch can make a hole through the wall that connects it to the next house in the row.   Tacalan, 48, is just one of the thousands of Yolanda survivors who are still waiting to be relocated five years after the government promised ...Keep on reading: 5 years after ‘Yolanda,’ survivors still waiting for relocation houses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Five years after Typhoon Yolanda; A Promise Fulfilled

Adversity brings out the worst and the best of men......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Go to government agencies: Speed up Yolanda rehab

Former special assistant to the president Christopher “Bong” Go yesterday reiterated President Duterte’s order to all government agencies involved in the Yolanda recovery and rehabilitation programs to bring more developments fast to the areas devastated by the strongest typhoon to hit the country on record......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 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

Damaged bridge yet to be repaired five years after Yolanda hit | News

A small but important bridge damaged by supertyphoon Yolanda when it battered Villaba, Leyte in 2013 has yet to be completely repaired......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018