Nation, News

PH government eyes P40.9-B post-calamity rehab budget

1 Dec , 2013  

MANILA — President Benigno S. Aquino III and his Cabinet ironed out government programs aimed at immediately rehabilitating typhoon-affected areas in Eastern Visayas, a Palace official said on Saturday. In a statement Saturday, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the government priority areas are the localities within the 50-kilometer zone from the […]


Disaster, Nation, News

Yolanda fatalities now at 5,598 while cost of damage rise to P27.8B

29 Nov , 2013  

MANILA, Nov. 29 — The official death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to almost 5,600 while the cost of damage also went up to P27.839 billion, according to the national disaster council on Friday. The death toll is now at 5,598 and broken into at the Calabarzon provinces, 3; Mimaropa region, 19; Bicol, […]