By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Acting on its pledge to extend 3 million euros worth of assistance to areas smashed by monster typhoon “Yolanda,” the European Union (EU) on Monday said it has already released the first tranche of humanitarian assistance and sent “plane loads of relief supplies and rescue teams” to the Philippines.
By Matikas Santos
United States President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle have sent their sympathies to the victims of the monster typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) that battered vast areas in central Philippines.
By Fat Reyes
The Australian government on Monday announced that it would offer an additional P126 million in aid to the victims of typhoon “Pablo” as a response to the latest appeal made by the Philippine government and the United Nations for the ongoing humanitarian crisis caused by the disaster.
By Fat Reyes
A United States backed project aims to test the country’s overall “pandemic preparedness,” and discuss ways to mitigate the effects of serious infectious diseases brought about by floods and natural disasters.
By Luis H. Francia
From now on, all Metro Manila households should be required to have a boat. Better still, every barangay must have an ark.