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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 […]

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Disaster, Nation, News

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

29 Nov , 2013  

Nov 29, 2013 @ 10:24 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, […]

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Disaster, Nation, News

Salceda urges foreign donors to start giving cash relief to the Philippines

25 Nov , 2013  

LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Gov. Joey Salceda has urged foreign donors to start giving cash relief to the Philippines or donate to the World Food Programme, an agency with proven expertise in addressing protracted humanitarian crises, to help expedite positive impacts and improve aid effectiveness. Salceda, co-chair of the United Nations (UN) Green Climate Fund, […]

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Bicol News Now, News

Albay province open wide invitation for displaced Yolanda survivors to stay

21 Nov , 2013  

Survivors of super typhoon Haiyan (local Yolanda) in Samar and Leyte who were left homeless and have no place to stay are accepted with pleasure in the province of Albay. They can permanently resettle in the province and start a new life of their own or stay for a year, provided with help like temporary […]

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Bicol News Now, News

Albay province to host 10,000 Yolanda survivors from Leyte and Samar

18 Nov , 2013  

The province of Albay is preparing to accomodate 10,000 individuals or 2,000 families from among the survivors of typhoon Yolanda from Samar and Leyte. This was known Sunday as governor Joey Sarte Salceda made the announcement, that displaced families will be accommodated in the newly constructed Japan-standard evacuation centers of the Albay Public Safety and […]

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