As part of continuing efforts to revive livelihood in typhoon-ravaged areas in the Visayas, agencies of the United Nations are set to distribute power tools to vulnerable populations in the hardest-hit communities to help clear debris and at the same time, gather materials to rebuild shelter.
Military relief workers from the United Kingdom have expressed their desire to return to the areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), saying the country is a “very rewarding” place to work.
By Matikas Santos
Students from poor schools in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and hundreds of local companies and individuals banded together to raise more than P10 million for the survivors of super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).
By Tina Santos
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said it would have to spend $16.2 million to address the reproductive health and protection needs of some 3.5 million women and girls of child-bearing age affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Visayas.
By Christian V. Esguerra
More than 100 days after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hammered Eastern Visayas, President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday appealed for continued foreign assistance, saying helping victims get back on their feet has remained his top priority.
A nonprofit based here announced that it will focus its long-term disaster recovery efforts following Typhoon Yolanda on the municipality of Guiuan, in Eastern Samar.
By Joey Gabieta
Pope Francis might just visit this typhoon-devastated province of more than 1 million Catholic faithful.
By Niña P. Calleja
A United States-based Catholic charity has committed to raise P2.2 billion for the recovery of areas ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) in Samar and Leyte over the next three to five years.
By Shiena M. Barrameda
Downpour on Samar and Leyte islands since Friday last week has been hampering humanitarian operations in Yolanda-stricken communities in Eastern Visayas, the United Nations (UN) said.
Geologists on Sunday reported insights into super-volcanoes, the brooding, enigmatic giants of Earth’s crust whose eruptions are as catastrophic as they are rare.
Michelle Vo, a Filipino American registered nurse who’s married to a Vietnamese, immediately took a leave from Kaiser hospital in Fremont where she works and was with her union’s advance team in the Visayas, just seven days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” made its devastating landfall.
Some families with successful overseas members have formed foundations to help their hometowns.