One year after Supertyphoon “Yolanda”, Unicef is promoting long-term resilience efforts by the government through replacement of birth registration documents that have been lost or destroyed during the typhoon. Done in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, this will benefit the most vulnerable children in Eastern and Western Samar and Leyte where Yolanda first made landfall.
By Tina G. Santos
An official of the social action arm of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is appealing to Pope Francis to spend more time with the people affected by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) during his visit to the Philippines in 2015.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Philippines had put up a “Glenda” Task Force as the international aid community went on standby while monitoring the strongest howler to hit the country in eight months.
By Matikas Santos
Australia announced Thursday that it will provide A$250,000 (P10 million) worth of aid to victims of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name Rammasun) which tore through Luzon Wednesday.
By Christine Avendaño
The Department of Foreign Affairs will resume its consular services on Thursday (July 17) after its suspension on Wednesday due to typhoon “Glenda.”