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P361B needed for Yolanda recovery

MANILA, Dec. 18 (PNA) -– The Philippine government would need P361 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda that wreaked havoc across the Central…

Yolanda death toll now at 6,055 — NDRRMC

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Dec. 13 (PNA) — The death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to 6,055, while the government assistance for affected people reached P1.1…

More help from Japanese companies, Japan-based Pinoys coming for ‘Yolanda’ survivors as Christmas nears

TOKYO, Japan, Dec. 10 (PNA) — As Christmas nears, people affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) are assured of more aid coming from Japan, including a Japanese corporation and the…

PNP to look into resale of ready-to-eat meals for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police(PNP) would look into the alleged resale of ready-to-eat meals from the United States for survivors of super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), Malacañang…

Semblance of normalcy visible in various LGUs of Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 3 (PNA) –More than three weeks after super typhoon “Yolanda” ravaged Eastern Visayas, Vice Governor Carlo P. Loreto said they are happy that the situation in Leyte…

More tents airlifted for homeless victims of ‘Yolanda’ in Eastern Visayas –DSWD

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Dec. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Monday that about 1,000 tents were airlifted over the weekend for homeless…

Tacurong City cancels fireworks display, donates funds to help ‘Yolanda’ victims

TACURONG CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) –In solidarity with the thousands of victims of typhoon “Yolanda”, the local government unit of Tacurong City decided to cancel some of the major activities…

Number of people affected by ‘Yolanda’ beyond 11 million -NDRRMC

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) –The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday announced that the number of people affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” has breached 11 million…

Pilgrimage of 25,000 people to Mt. Samat offered to ‘Yolanda’ victims

PILAR, Bataan, Dec. 1 (PNA)–The Diocese of Balanga on Saturday dedicated the pilgrimage to historic Mount Samat here of more than 25,000 people, mostly youth, to victims of typhoon “Yolanda”….

Yolanda death toll now at 5,598, damage rises to P27.84B –NDRRMC

MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) — The death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to almost 5,600 while the cost of damage also went up to P27.839 billion, the National…

More hospitals open in Tacloban City

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Nov. 27 (PNA) — Three weeks after super typhoon “Yolanda” ravaged this city, eight hospitals are now fully operational and are ready to treat various medical conditions….

Massive relief efforts underway in ‘Yolanda’-hit areas; over 1-M food packs distributed

MANILA, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Massive relief efforts are underway in the areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda,” distributing a total of 1,402,820 food packs to typhoon survivors, a Palace…

Mass held for ‘Yolanda’ fatalities at Tacloban gravesite

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Nov. 24 (PNA) –A Mass in memory of people who lost their lives from super typhoon “Yolanda” two weeks ago was held at a gravesite here Sunday…

Post-‘Yolanda’ cleanup in Tacloban more than halfway done

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Nov. 22 (PNA) — The work to clear this city of debris brought by super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), is finally more than halfway done. City administrator John…

‘Yolanda’ survivors seek refuge in Albay, get aid from DSWD, Albayanos

By Emmanuel P. Solis LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Eight families who escaped from the hard life they were experiencing in Leyte have sought refuge in Albay and are…