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UNHCR launches registration program for Yolanda survivors to avail aid

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The United Nations Refugee Agency has initiated a civil registration program for typhoon survivors in areas devastated by supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) five months ago to help restore their access to public services.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore president makes first state visit to PH Wednesday

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Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam. AFP FILE PHOTO

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam will arrive in Manila on Wednesday (Apr. 2) for a four-day visit to discuss trade and defense ties with the Philippines and provide further assistance to survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PRC, British Red Cross pledge P1.7B worth of programs for ‘Yolanda’ rehab

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The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and its British counterpart pledged on Monday P1.7 billion for various recovery and rehabilitation programs aimed to help hundreds of thousands of victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Sendong’ victims get P170M for new houses

WHILE continuing to struggle with their loss and pain, survivors are still rebuilding their lives in resettlement sites in Cagayan de Oro City two years after. CAI PANLILIO/INQUIRER MINDANAO

At least 1,200 families displaced by Typhoon “Sendong” two years ago will receive low-cost houses funded by the Japanese government.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Super Typhoon Yolanda-hit farmers to reap bountiful harvest—UN

A farmer sprays pesticide on a rice field as the sun sets in the Super Typhoon Yolanda-stricken town of Santa Fe, in Leyte province, on Feb. 17, 2014, as the Philippines marks 100 days since the devastating storm. Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following the devastating Yolanda that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday, March 10.  AFP

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN agencies to give Yolanda survivors power tools to clear debris

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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.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

P10M aid for ‘Yolanda’ survivors from Papua New Guinea

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Filipino Association in Papua New Guinea (FAPNG) president Roel Sta. Cruz is briefed by Philippine Red Cross Officials Governor Corazon Alma De Leon and Secretary General Gwendolyn Pang on how their donation of P10 million will be spent. Photo contributed by Philippine Red Cross.

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).

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UNFPA to intensify health services for women in Yolanda-hit areas

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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.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino: Yolanda reconstruction priority; continued foreign aid a must

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH Ambassador Cuisia to speak at San Francisco Commonwealth Club

Ambassador to US Jose Cuisia Jr./INQUIRER PHOTO

As the effects Philippines recovers from Typhoon Haiyan, a massive natural disaster with a heavy human toll and far-reaching economic, Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr. will speak at the Commonwealth Club on Friday, Mar. 7, 11:30 a.m. at 595 Market St. 2nd Floor Cuisia was named ambassador to the US by President Benigno S. Aquino III on Nov. 30, 2010.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

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