Disaster, Nation, News

Update: Typhoon ‘Yolanda’ (Haiyan) death toll now at 3,982

19 Nov , 2013  

MANILA, Nov 19 — In its latest official tally, the national disaster council on Tuesday announced the death toll for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” has reached 3,982 while damage to lives and property reached over P11 billion The casualty count is broken down in Calabarzon with 2; Mimaropa, 5; Bicol, 5; Western Visayas, 162; Central Visayas, 74; […]

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Telco restores 75% of Visayas network; 99% in southern Luzon, expands coverage in typhoon-hit areas

17 Nov , 2013  

One of the major players in the telecommunications providing wireless cellular has put back 75% to its network online. Globe Telecom on Saturday said 75 percent of its network in Visayas have already been restored amid continuing efforts of the company to fast-track restoration. Globe has so far restored 90 percent of its network in […]