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![CDATA[Malacañang presses swift probe of rotten ‘Yolanda’ relief goods]]

Fri, 2014-03-21 17:05
![CDATA[Manila, Philippines --- Malacañang has demanded a swift and thorough investigation into the alleged dumping of rotten relief goods intended for survivors of super-typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the inquiry being conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development seeks to determine how and why the incident happened. So there will be an accounting ...

Malacañang presses swift probe of rotten ‘Yolanda’ relief goods

Fri, 2014-03-21 09:12
Manila, Philippines — Malacañang has demanded a swift and thorough investigation into the alleged dumping of rotten relief goods intended for survivors of super-typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the inquiry being conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development seeks to determine how and why the incident happened. “The scope (of the […]

2013 Philippine typhoon victims slowly rebuilding way of life

Fri, 2014-03-21 08:21
CHICAGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the tropical storm, Typhoon Haiyan, swept through the Philippines it devastated everything in its path. As of January 2014, bodies of the storm's victims were still being found raising the death total to over 6,000 people, making it the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record. Typhoon Haiyan was said to have affected the lives of an estimated 11 ...

Philippines' tourism industry weathers the storms

Thu, 2014-03-20 19:05
WHILE two major natural disasters took their toll on the Philippines' tourism industry during the latter part of 2013, strong overall demand from both the domestic and international markets helped the industry edge close to double-digit growth for the full year.

CarePoint Health donates $250,000 in supplies to Philippines for typhoon relief

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:27
Support for the Philippines is still pouring in heavily five months after a monstrous typhoon hit the country.

Korean Air extends helping hand to typhoon-affected families in Cebu

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:34
CEBU, Philippines - Following Typhoon Haiyan which hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013, Korean Air has once again partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) to respond to shelter needs of families in northern Cebu. A group of 12 Korean Air employees staff gathered at the Cebu office and volunteered with HFHP to distribute shelter repair kits on March 15 to families in ...

Typhoon-ravaged Philippines City Adjusts to ‘New Normal'

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:25
Parts of the central Philippines are still struggling to recover from last November’s devastating super typhoon. In the hard-hit city of Tacloban, which suffered the worst of the storm, residents adjust to a life of fewer jobs and fewer people. Downtown Tacloban’s streets are tight with motorcycle sidecars and double-parked vehicles, and there is a lot of activity on its sidewalks. But a closer ...

€3m in Irish aid to go to Typhoon Haiyan relief effort in Philippines

Thu, 2014-03-20 00:56
€3m in funding has been announced by the Government to help communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

McAuliffe School students raise funds for Philippines typhoon victims

Wed, 2014-03-19 20:51
Every year, Hopkins' classes pick a cause to support and develop a project integrated with class curriculum. Students this year chose to raise money to help those in the Philippines recovering from the devastating typhoon in late 2013.

Filipino groups in US seek protected status for Philippines

Wed, 2014-03-19 19:54
A coalition of Filipino community groups, mainly in the United States, designated Thursday, March 27 as “Community Call to Action Day” to mobilize telephone calls to the US State Department urging Secretary of State John Kerry to recommend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the Philippines to the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)        

McAuliffe School students raise funds for Philippines typhoon victims

Wed, 2014-03-19 18:25
Every year, Hopkins' classes pick a cause to support and develop a project integrated with class curriculum. Students this year chose to raise money to help those in the Philippines recovering from the devastating typhoon in late 2013.

Philippines recovering 4 months after typhoon

Wed, 2014-03-19 10:56
After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in November, lots of people in Baltimore stepped up and contributed $1 million to help through Catholic Relief Services, which just recently checked up on the progress of recovery efforts in that region.

Philippines recovering 4 months after typhoon

Wed, 2014-03-19 10:42
After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in November, lots of people in Baltimore stepped up and contributed $1 million to help through Catholic Relief Services, which just recently checked up on the progress of recovery efforts in that region.

Irish minister to visit Tacloban

Wed, 2014-03-19 05:30
Ireland is keen to partner with the Philippines in the rehabilitation and recovery program in areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) just as it was committed to assisting during the humanitarian phase of the disaster. This was the assurance given by Ireland's Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello who is visiting the country from March 18 to 21, primarily to personally ...

Irish minister to visit Tacloban

Tue, 2014-03-18 21:43
Ireland is keen to partner with the Philippines in the rehabilitation and recovery program in areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) just as it was committed to assisting during the humanitarian phase of the disaster. This was the assurance given by Ireland’s Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello who is visiting the […]

Ireland Commits Continued Assistance to Phl Rehabilitation Efforts (Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of ...

Tue, 2014-03-18 08:14
(Source: Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines) Details Created on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:48 Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:48 Published Date Hits: 11 18 March 2014 - Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario today thanked Ireland for its commitment to continue support for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda and invited Ireland to participate actively in ...

Bureaucratic nightmare hounds Yolanda survivors seeking gov’t aid

Tue, 2014-03-18 05:42
MANILA, Philippines—Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors Casimiro Villas and Papoose Lantajo, both residents of Palo, Leyte, are dumbfounded by the long list of requirements they have to submit to receive the death cash claims government offers for each relative who perished in the powerful storm.   The benefit aims to somehow ease the loss of loved ones in tragedies but Villas, Lantajo, and their ...

'PH growth depends on speed of Haiyan rehab'

Mon, 2014-03-17 04:04
MANILA, Philippines – The World Bank sees the Philippine economy growing within or near targets this year and the next, but said growth would depend on the progress of rehabilitation efforts in Typhoon Yolanda-hit areas. The multilateral lender cut its 2014 growth forecast for the Philippines to 6.6% from the previous ...

Palace: Pact with US to boost PHL preparedness amid sea row

Mon, 2014-03-17 02:28
MALACANANG underscored Monday the benefits that the Philippines could get in sealing an agreement for an increased rotational presence of American forces in the country, especially now that Manila is engaged in a territorial dispute with Beijing. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the agreement, which will be buoyed on existing agreements with the US such as...

World Bank slightly lowers PH growth forecast

Mon, 2014-03-17 00:48
MANILA, Philippines - The World Bank on Monday said it slightly lowered its 2014 economic growth forecast for the Philippines, as the effects of super typhoon "Yolanda" are expected to continue dampening growth.
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