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For Jericho and other children, a space for recovery

Fri, 2014-02-28 09:10
ROXAS CITY, Philippines, 27 February 2014 – For most of his life, 12-year-old Jericho has lived with his grandmother Monica Ignacio in a bamboo hut in Roxas City, Panay Island. The house was woefully inadequate against the sheer force of Typhoon Haiyan.

Bodies still being found almost 4 months after Yolanda

Fri, 2014-02-28 07:13
TACLOBAN CITY -- The number of fatalities in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines last year has risen to 6,224 with more...

Shelter, livelihoods priorities in typhoon-hit Philippines: UN

Fri, 2014-02-28 01:45
New York, Feb 28 : The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Yoga fundraiser for ‘Yolanda’ rebuilding slated in Los Angeles

Thu, 2014-02-27 23:41
Natalie Macam of Tiger Wave Yoga will hold a fundraiser at Mahasukha Center on Sunday, March 2 and 4 at 7 p.m. for children in the Philippines affected by super typhoon “Haiyan/Yolanda,” the strongest recorded typhoon to make landfall, with over 11 million people affected.

Philippines, Switzerland agree to strengthen political and economic cooperation

Thu, 2014-02-27 23:32
The Philippines and Switzerland successfully concluded their 6th Bilateral Consultations on February 27 at the Tower Club in Makati City, vowing to intensify bilateral economic and political cooperation and partnership. The meeting was cochaired by Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Undersecretary for Policy Evan P. Garcia and Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant State ...

Shelter, Livelihoods Priorities in Typhoon-Hit Philippines

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:31
New York, Feb 27 2014 - The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Shelter, livelihoods remain priorities in typhoon-hit Philippines - top UN relief official

Thu, 2014-02-27 12:14
The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Church rebuilding after storm will take time, Philippine priests told

Thu, 2014-02-27 11:09
PALO, Philippines (CNS) -- Since November, any time it rains the interior of the Archdiocese of Palo's Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord gets good and wet.

Filipinos struggle to rebuild their lives after Super Typhoon Haiyan

Thu, 2014-02-27 08:58
United Nations Humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has revisited typhoon-ravaged areas in the central Philippines, saying she is pleased with the progress of recovery efforts.

Ascott And Capitaland Hope Foundation Donate Php1.87 Million To World Vision’s Typhoon Yolanda Relief And ...

Thu, 2014-02-27 01:13
The Ascott Limited in the Philippines and CapitaLand Hope Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ascott's parent company, CapitaLand, have donated a total of PHP1.87 million to World Vision for its relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas devastated by the super typhoon Yolanda in November 2013.

Fil-Am armless pilot to aid 'Yolanda' survivors

Wed, 2014-02-26 00:51
MANILA, Philippines – Jessica Cox is on another mission, this time travelling to her mother's hometown in Eastern Samar and other areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).

Soon: Early warning disaster alerts via SMS

Tue, 2014-02-25 20:18
MANILA, Philippines – Getting warnings about an impending super typhoon or heavy rain can soon be as easy as reading an SMS. The Senate is endorsing a House bill that will require telecommunication companies (telcos) to send free mobile alerts in times of disasters in a country called the texting capital ...

Old Navy Aids in the Continuing Recovery of the Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 10:48
Old Navy announced today the donation of more than 100,000 articles of new clothing to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the central and southern islands of the Philippines

Famous authors help rebuild libraries in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 06:27
U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

Indian Seer Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj's Prophecy on Flesh-Eating Illness in Philippines True? What He Predicted Next [VIDEO]

Tue, 2014-02-25 04:33
Indian seer Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj, who had allegedly foretold disasters that affected Philippines, including the super typhoon Haiyan and the earthquake in Bohol, has now been linked to the 'mysterious flesh-eating illness' spreading in Pangasinan. He claimed that this disease will begin from Pangasinan, Philippines, reports The Summit Express. "This will then spread to CEBU," he said. It has ...

In the know: What is People Surge?

Tue, 2014-02-25 03:20
MANILA, Philippines—A petition, a snub and a red tag.   A group of typhoon survivors went to Malacañan last Feb. 17, carrying a list of their demands to the government signed by 17,000 individuals.   Reportedly snubbed by President Benigno Aquino III, only three of their members were allowed into the Palace where their petition was received by a clerk.   Two days later, Aquino questioned their ...

Albom to help rebuild libraries in Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 02:23
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

US author Mitch Albom to help rebuild libraries in typhoon-hit Philippines

Mon, 2014-02-24 21:29
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

Don’t test my patience, PNoy tells DOE, DBM execs

Mon, 2014-02-24 17:05
Manila, Philippines --- This year’s EDSA People Power commemorative activities initiated by President Benigno S. Aquino III started on a sour note. Aquino, who traveled to Davao Oriental to kickoff the 28th EDSA People Power revolution anniversary, took pride that life is back to normal since the onslaught of typhoon “Pablo” in December, 2012, only to be upset upon learning that power has not ...

Don’t test my patience, PNoy tells DOE, DBM execs

Mon, 2014-02-24 09:13
Manila, Philippines — This year’s EDSA People Power commemorative activities initiated by President Benigno S. Aquino III started on a sour note. Aquino, who traveled to Davao Oriental to kickoff the 28th EDSA People Power revolution anniversary, took pride that life is back to normal since the onslaught of typhoon “Pablo” in December, 2012, only […]
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